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Thriller of 500-year-old mass grave containing corpses of 115 CHILDREN with cash stuffed of their mouths

Mystery of 500-year-old mass grave containing corpses of 115 CHILDREN with coins stuffed in their mouths


CONSTRUCTION staff in Poland have uncovered a 500-year-old mass grave containing the stays of over 100 kids.

A complete of 115 corpses have been unearthed by archaeologists close to the positioning within the southeast of the nation – with many discovered with cash stuffed of their mouths.

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A mass grave containing the corpses of over 100 kids has been unearthed in Poland[/caption]

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Most of the our bodies uncovered by archaeologists have been discovered with cash of their mouths[/caption]

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The cemetery was found by building staff at a web site close to the city of Nisko within the Podkarpackie province[/caption]

In keeping with archaeologists, the burial floor dates again to the late 16th century – with round 80 p.c of the corpses belonging to kids.

All have been discovered with their backs on the bottom and their fingers at their sides, and archaeologists have been stunned to search out many mendacity with a coin positioned inside their mouths.

Katarzyna Oleszek, who’s working on the web site, advised First Information that that is pushed by a pre-Christian folks custom of making ready the lifeless for the afterlife by putting a coin within the mouth of the corpse.

The coin acts as a bribe for folks legend ‘Charon’ – the ferryman who takes souls throughout the river that divides the dwelling world from the world of the lifeless.

Archaeologists on the web site dated the cash again to the reign of Sigismund III Vasa, who was king of Poland from 1587 to 1632, whereas different cash date again to John II Casimir’s rule from 1648 to 1668.

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The our bodies have been discovered with their backs on the bottom and their fingers at their sides[/caption]

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The invention confirms a long-standing delusion held by locals of a kids’s graveyard[/caption]

The invention confirms a long-standing delusion held by locals of a kids’s graveyard.

The cemetery was found at a web site close to the city of Nisko within the Podkarpackie province, the place builders have been clearing a forest for Poland’s new S19 motorway, that may stretch from Greece to Lithuania.

Oleszek added that the truth that the our bodies have been laid rigorously facet by facet exhibits the invention was a Catholic cemetery.

She stated: “The association of the skeletons, the state of their preservation, exhibits that the invention is a Catholic church cemetery, which was definitely taken care of. No grave is broken by one other.


“The inhabitants knew precisely the place that they had graves and took care of them.”

Groups on the positioning didn’t discover every other objects other than the cash, suggesting that the positioning might have been utilized by poor people within the space.

Investigations are underway as as to whether there may be one other web site close by containing the graves of the youngsters’s dad and mom.

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Archaeologists on the web site dated the cash again to the reign of Sigismund III Vasa, who was king of Poland from 1587 to 1632[/caption]

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Groups on the positioning didn’t discover every other objects other than the cash, suggesting that the positioning might have been utilized by poor people within the space[/caption]

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Archaeologists say that the truth that the our bodies have been laid rigorously facet by facet exhibits the invention was a Catholic cemetery[/caption]