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Inca cemetery holds brutal glimpses of Spanish violence

Skeletons provide first material evidence of conquest-related fatalities

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1:31pm, April 2, 2010

If bones could scream, a bloodcurdling din would be reverberating through a 500-year-old cemetery in Peru. Human skeletons unearthed there have yielded the first direct evidence of Inca fatalities caused by Spanish conquerors.

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