Syphilis-ridden Spanish Skeletons Found at Lima’s First Hospital

A skull of one of the Spanish syphilis patients who died in Lima’s fist hospital that was built just 20 years after Pizarro took over the Inca Empire. Source: Municipalidad de Lima

The remains of 42 syphilis-ridden, colonial Spaniards have been unearthed at a 500-year-old hospital in Lima. But it’s suspected that beneath these poor afflicted souls

Source: Ancient Origins

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