Did Bulgarians Think The Dead Would Come Vampires?

If it would prevent people coming back as this...

(Independent) ‘Vampire’ graves are unearthed in Bulgaria


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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