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Other Mochica Sacrifices

Room 7, Vitrine 87

Peruvian Northern Coast
Florescent Epoch (1 AD – 800 AD)
ML003106, ML003202, ML010853

Mochica art illustrates other ways in which defeated warriors were sacrificed. Some ceremonies occurred on islands, with the warriors transported on rafts.

Another type of sacrifice took place in the mountains, and the warriors were thrown off a precipice..