10 Brutal Ways to Die by Torture in the Ancient World

When it comes to capital punishment, execution methods, and general torture, today’s societies have nothing on the ancient world. Read about ten blood-curdling ways people were put to death.

Nov 19, 2020By Lara Colrain
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By Lara ColrainLara is a published author, editor, poet, and archaeologist based in Hobart, Tasmania. She holds two BAs (Arts and Archaeology) and is deeply passionate about ancient history, antiquities, and mythology, with a special interest in indigenous cultures, notably the ancient Maya. She was fortunate to have known the late Mayanist, George. E. Stuart, who was a mentor during her archaeological studies. In her free time, Lara enjoys Painting by Numbers.