Archaeological, radiological, and biological evidence offer insight into Inca child sacrifice

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Archaeological, radiological, and biological evidence offer insight into Inca child sacrifice. / Wilson, Andrew S.; Brown, Emma L.; Villa, Chiara; Lynnerup, Niels; Healey, Andrew ; Ceruti, Maria Constanza ; Reinhard, Johan ; Previgliano, Carlos H. ; Arias Araoz, Facundo; Gonzalez Diez, Josefina ; Taylor, Timothy .

I: Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of the United States of America, Bind 110, Nr. 33, 2013.

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Wilson, AS, Brown, EL, Villa, C, Lynnerup, N, Healey, A, Ceruti, MC, Reinhard, J, Previgliano, CH, Arias Araoz, F, Gonzalez Diez, J & Taylor, T 2013, 'Archaeological, radiological, and biological evidence offer insight into Inca child sacrifice', Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of the United States of America, bind 110, nr. 33. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1305117110

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Wilson, A. S., Brown, E. L., Villa, C., Lynnerup, N., Healey, A., Ceruti, M. C., ... Taylor, T. (2013). Archaeological, radiological, and biological evidence offer insight into Inca child sacrifice. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of the United States of America, 110(33). https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1305117110

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Wilson AS, Brown EL, Villa C, Lynnerup N, Healey A, Ceruti MC o.a. Archaeological, radiological, and biological evidence offer insight into Inca child sacrifice. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of the United States of America. 2013;110(33). https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1305117110

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Wilson, Andrew S. ; Brown, Emma L. ; Villa, Chiara ; Lynnerup, Niels ; Healey, Andrew ; Ceruti, Maria Constanza ; Reinhard, Johan ; Previgliano, Carlos H. ; Arias Araoz, Facundo ; Gonzalez Diez, Josefina ; Taylor, Timothy . / Archaeological, radiological, and biological evidence offer insight into Inca child sacrifice. I: Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of the United States of America. 2013 ; Bind 110, Nr. 33.

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title = "Archaeological, radiological, and biological evidence offer insight into Inca child sacrifice",
abstract = "Examination of three frozen bodies, a 13-y-old girl and a girl and boy aged 4 to 5 y, separately entombed near the Andean summit of Volc{\'a}n Llullaillaco, Argentina, sheds new light on human sacrifice as a central part of the Imperial Inca capacocha rite, described by chroniclers writing after the Spanish conquest. The high-resolution diachronic data presented here, obtained directly from scalp hair, implies escalating coca and alcohol ingestion in the lead-up to death. These data, combined with archaeological and radiological evidence, deepen our understanding of the circumstances and context of final placement on the mountain top. We argue that the individuals were treated differently according to their age, status, and ritual role. Finally, we relate our findings to questions of consent, coercion, and/or compliance, and the controversial issues of ideological justification and strategies of social control and political legitimation pursued by the expansionist Inca state before European contact.",
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AU - Wilson, Andrew S.

AU - Brown, Emma L.

AU - Villa, Chiara

AU - Lynnerup, Niels

AU - Healey, Andrew

AU - Ceruti, Maria Constanza

AU - Reinhard, Johan

AU - Previgliano, Carlos H.

AU - Arias Araoz, Facundo

AU - Gonzalez Diez, Josefina

AU - Taylor, Timothy

PY - 2013

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N2 - Examination of three frozen bodies, a 13-y-old girl and a girl and boy aged 4 to 5 y, separately entombed near the Andean summit of Volcán Llullaillaco, Argentina, sheds new light on human sacrifice as a central part of the Imperial Inca capacocha rite, described by chroniclers writing after the Spanish conquest. The high-resolution diachronic data presented here, obtained directly from scalp hair, implies escalating coca and alcohol ingestion in the lead-up to death. These data, combined with archaeological and radiological evidence, deepen our understanding of the circumstances and context of final placement on the mountain top. We argue that the individuals were treated differently according to their age, status, and ritual role. Finally, we relate our findings to questions of consent, coercion, and/or compliance, and the controversial issues of ideological justification and strategies of social control and political legitimation pursued by the expansionist Inca state before European contact.

AB - Examination of three frozen bodies, a 13-y-old girl and a girl and boy aged 4 to 5 y, separately entombed near the Andean summit of Volcán Llullaillaco, Argentina, sheds new light on human sacrifice as a central part of the Imperial Inca capacocha rite, described by chroniclers writing after the Spanish conquest. The high-resolution diachronic data presented here, obtained directly from scalp hair, implies escalating coca and alcohol ingestion in the lead-up to death. These data, combined with archaeological and radiological evidence, deepen our understanding of the circumstances and context of final placement on the mountain top. We argue that the individuals were treated differently according to their age, status, and ritual role. Finally, we relate our findings to questions of consent, coercion, and/or compliance, and the controversial issues of ideological justification and strategies of social control and political legitimation pursued by the expansionist Inca state before European contact.

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DO - 10.1073/pnas.1305117110

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JO - Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

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