Roman "vampire burial" tells tale of ancient undead fears

Nowadays vampires and zombies are the stuff of movies, but for many ancient cultures they were seen as a very real threat. Now archaeologists excavating a children’s cemetery in Italy have uncovered a grisly reminder of that belief – the skeleton of a child with a large stone jammed into its mouth, a measure long thought to prevent the body from returning from the dead…
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