Expedition

Sacrifices to the Gods

Clip: Episode 7 | 2m 49s | Video has closed captioning.

Steve joins Archaeologist Guillermo de Anda as they venture into a cave where they witness the handprints of ancient Maya. It’s believed that these cave systems were sometimes used for ritual sacrifices to the gods.

Aired: 05/06/20

Rating: TV-PG

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