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‘Vampire of Lugnano’ Unearthed in Roman Babies' Cemetery

14:55 EDT 12 Oct 2018 | Laboratory Equipment

The body of a 10-year-old child, who may have been ill with malaria, was discovered with a stone in his or her mouth—indicating a symbolic burial to keep the corpse from rising from the dead.
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