Trophies

Trophies

After the Sacrifice Ceremony, the bodies of the victims are dismembered. The heads, arms, and legs are made into trophies by tying them with rope.

Image Source

Christopher B. Donnan and Donna McClelland Moche Archive, 1963–2011, PH.PC.001_736-MAL 2000-IV-38, Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives, Dumbarton Oaks, Trustees for Harvard University, Washington, D.C.

 

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