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  1. Huaca Pucllana - Wikipedia
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The northernmost platform, at one time brightly decorated with a variety of murals and reliefs, was destroyed by looters.

The surviving central and southern platforms have been the focus of most excavations. The central platform has yielded multiple high-status burials interred with a variety of fine ceramics, suggesting that it was used as a burial ground for the Moche religious elite. The grave goods found at the Huaca del Sol suggest it may have been used for the interment of political rulers.

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The eastern platform, black rock and adjacent patios were the sites of human sacrifice rituals. These are depicted in a variety of Moche visual arts, most notably painted ceramics.

Huaca Pucllana - Wikipedia

After the sacrifice, bodies of victims would be hurled over the side of the Huaca and left exposed in the patios. Researchers have discovered multiple skeletons of adult males at the foot of the rock, all of whom show signs of trauma, usually a severe blow to the head, as the cause of death.

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The moche god Ai apaec decapitador on a wall inside the temple or Huaca of the Moon. Ritual sacrifice in ancient Peru. University of Texas Press. Archaeological sites in Peru. Retrieved from " https: Articles lacking in-text citations from February All articles lacking in-text citations Coordinates on Wikidata Commons category link from Wikidata.

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