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Ice Mummies—Frozen in Heaven

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You are watching: Girl found frozen for 500 years

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NOVA accompanies anthropologist Johan Reinhard together he journeys come the 5,639-meter (18,500-foot) height of Sara Sara in southern Peru in find of evidence of capa cocha, a ritual in i m sorry the Incas were said to sacrifice their own children to the gods.

The program explains Spanish chronicles that information Inca life and also beliefs.

Archeologists ascend the hill in find of evidence of the chronicled, however never proven, ritual. Monitorings of several bodies found earlier assistance the ritual"s existence, consisting of a boy found frozen in the Chilean mountains, a girl uncovered frozen ~ above Mt. Ampato in Peru, and also a boy found on Mt. Aconcagua in Argentina.

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The regime ends v the exploration of Sarita, a girl hidden 500 years ago.

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Ice Mummies—Frozen in Heaven

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Original broadcast:November 24, 1998

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