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Sacrifice in Lake Titicaca: Offerings to Deities

Sacrifice in Lake Titicaca: Offerings to Deities

A group of archaeologists happened to discover a hoard of treasure deep below Lake Titicaca. The archaeologists believed these were the offerings to the deities in a sacrifice in lake Titicaca. The hoard included a lapis-lazuli wild cat (or puma), a turquoise stone pendant and gold medallions. Lake Titicaca is the highest navigable lake and […]

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Janus Roman God of Beginnings and Endings

Janus Roman God of Beginnings and Endings

Have you ever wondered what is the origin of the word “January”? The answer, if you are wondering, lies in the name of Janus Roman God of Beginnings and Endings. Interestingly, the depiction of this Roman god is a two-faced man. This presented his power of looking backward and forward at the same time. The […]

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