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Death as a human sacrifice awaited some travellers to a Mayan city

A general view of the El Castillo pyramid on September 30, 2018 in Chichen Itza, Mexico

The victims of ritual killings in the Mayan city of Chichén Itzá (pictured) included migrants from far-flung parts of Central America. Credit: Donald Miralle/Getty

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Nature 571, 451 (2019)




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