(Independent) ‘Vampire’ graves are unearthed in Bulgaria
AP WEDNESDAY 06 JUNE 2012
Archaeologists have unearthed skeletons pinned down through their chests with iron rods – a practice to stop the dead from turning into vampires.
Bozhidar Dimitrov, head of the National History Museum in Sofia, said two skeletons from the Middle Ages were found in such a state last weekend near the Black Sea town of Sozopol.
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