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Medieval Vampire burial found in Bulgaria

The 13th-century remains of a skeleton with an iron rod plowed through his chest has been unearthed in southern Bulgaria. We have no doubts that once again we’re seeing an anti-vampire ritual being carried out," said Professor Ovcharov. He explained that the metal was driven through the corpse to stop a

Vampire burials found in Poland

Four decapitated skeletons with their heads between their legs have been found in Poland, suggesting that those who buried them thought they were vampires. “It's very difficult to tell when these burials were carried out,” archaeologist Dr Jacek Pierzak told the Dziennik Zachodni newspaper. However, it is believed that they took place

Medieval “vampire” burial details revealed

Back in the 1950s a medieval skeleton was found in England with metal spikes through its shoulders, heart and ankles. Details about the discovery are only now being released in a new report about the find. It is believed to be a 'deviant burial', where people considered the 'dangerous dead', such

Archaeologists in Bulgaria unearth 700-year-old vampire burial

Archaeologists working in Bulgaria have unearthed a "vampire" burial which dates back 700 years. Bulgarian archaeologists have discovered a buried man with an iron stick in his chest in the Black Sea town of Sozopol. The man, who was buried over 700 years ago, was stabbed multiple times in the chest and