In 2003, in La Noria, a deserted mining town in Chile’s Atacama Desert, Oscar Muñoz found mummified remains in a leather bag, humanoid in appearance but only 15 cm (6 in) tall. It was a mystery. Scientists were confused by the skeleton’s apparent advanced age (developmental maturity) despite its tiny stature. Paranormal proponents believed it […]
Learn how the Aymara tradition of carrying their babies is reflected in their concept of time and language– and how infant carriers built empires.