Discover Magazine: Mayan Human Sacrifice

Evidence from excavations, clay figurines and sacrificial knives reveals to archaeologists the traditional ritual of sacrificing women and babies to the gods. Learn more about this Mayan ritual on Discovery Channel's "Discover Magazine."


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