Remains of Napoleonic soldiers found in Poland

Published on November 21st, 2011 | by Admin

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The remains of 350 people have been found in a forgotten graveyeard in northern Poland.

“Analysis of the bones of several men buried there shows changes characteristic of people who rode on horseback for much of their lives,” archaeologist Hubert Augustyniak told the Polish Press Agency.

About half of those buried were children, and experts believe that they were from the local village. Tests confirm that the villagers suffered from a poor diet and were exposed to hard labour.

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Story: TheNews.pl | Photo: PAP/D Delmanowicz

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