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Archaeologists find grave of suspected vampire
Czech News Agency (ČTK) ^ | 14 July 2008 | Czech News Agency (ČTK)

Posted on 07/14/2008 11:20:59 AM PDT by BGHater

Pardubice, East Bohemia, July 11 (CTK) - Archaeologists have uncovered a 4000-year-old grave in Mikulovice, east Bohemia, with remains of what might have been considered a vampire at the time, Nova TV has reported.

The experts made the terrifying find within their research of a burial site from the Early Bronze Age.

One of the graves was situated somewhat aside. The skeleton in it bears traces of unusual treatment.

When buried, the dead man was weighed down with two big stones, one on his chest and the other on his head.

"Remains treated in this way are now considered as vampiric. The dead man's contemporaries were afraid that he might leave his grave and return to the world," Radko Sedlacek from the East Bohemia Museum said.

This is for the first time Czech archaeologists have uncovered a "vampire's" grave, Nova said.

In ancient times, people believed vampires are the dead who occasionally return among the living to harm their health or property.


TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: archaeology; bulgaria; dracula; ggg; godsgravesglyphs; grave; vampire
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1 posted on 07/14/2008 11:21:01 AM PDT by BGHater
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To: SunkenCiv

‘When buried, the dead man was weighed down with two big stones, one on his chest and the other on his head.’

Vampire ping. Not Hillary related.


2 posted on 07/14/2008 11:21:47 AM PDT by BGHater (Heller v. DC= McCain-Feingold for Gun Control)
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To: BGHater

Soooo... did they lift the stones ? Was the corpse still... gooey ? Do they still have it ?


3 posted on 07/14/2008 11:23:55 AM PDT by farlander (Try not to wear milk bone underwear - it's a dog eat dog financial world)
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To: BGHater
You're never supposed to remove whatever is holding a vampire down, otherwise they come back. These archaeologists must not watch any movies.
4 posted on 07/14/2008 11:24:03 AM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (The man who said "there's no such thing as a stupid question" has never talked to Helen Thomas.)
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To: BGHater

No good can come from this!


5 posted on 07/14/2008 11:24:34 AM PDT by Sgt Joe Friday 714
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To: BGHater

Well, gee, the first big mistake in vampire movies is OPENING THEIR GRAVES!!!!

Anyway, I think the vampire on the loose is Barack (even sounds like an old world vampire name). And being affected by sunlight was a movie fabrication, so it’s no surprise seeing him walk around in the daytime.


6 posted on 07/14/2008 11:25:51 AM PDT by swatbuznik
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To: BGHater
"Listen! De children of de night. What music dey make".

- From Dracula

Maybe this guy couldn't carry a tune...

7 posted on 07/14/2008 11:25:57 AM PDT by bcsco (To heck with a third party. We need a second one....)
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To: BGHater

Easy to confirm....just hold a mirror up to what’s left of his face.


8 posted on 07/14/2008 11:26:59 AM PDT by derllak
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To: Sgt Joe Friday 714

I, for one, welcome our new vampiric overlord.


9 posted on 07/14/2008 11:27:08 AM PDT by correctthought (Hippies, want to change the world, but all they ever do is smoke pot and smell bad)
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To: BGHater

In other news: Radko Sedlacek’s corpse was found floating down the Danube, totally drained of blood.


10 posted on 07/14/2008 11:27:22 AM PDT by agere_contra
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To: BGHater
a 4000-year-old grave in Mikulovice, east Bohemia, with remains of what might have been considered a vampire at the time

She doesn't look a day over 2,000.


11 posted on 07/14/2008 11:28:49 AM PDT by weegee (Obama loves America like Bill loves Hillary.)
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To: BGHater

"You damn kids get off of my lawn!"

12 posted on 07/14/2008 11:29:18 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (~ ~ FREE LAZAMATAZ! ~ ~ [Shipping and handling charges may apply.])
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To: Sgt Joe Friday 714

This is how we got Phil Spector.


13 posted on 07/14/2008 11:29:52 AM PDT by Celerity
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To: BGHater
When buried, the dead man was weighed down with two big stones

Do all vampires have big stones?

14 posted on 07/14/2008 11:30:09 AM PDT by TheWasteLand
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To: farlander
Soooo... did they lift the stones ? Was the corpse still... gooey ? Do they still have it ?

Yes, they did.
The corpse was gone the following morning.

Oooops.

15 posted on 07/14/2008 11:30:22 AM PDT by Publius6961 (You're Government, it's not your money, and you never have to show a profit.)
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To: weegee

LOL! GMTA strikes again!


16 posted on 07/14/2008 11:30:28 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (~ ~ FREE LAZAMATAZ! ~ ~ [Shipping and handling charges may apply.])
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To: BGHater
Did he look like this?

Because if he did, I think I know who could take care of him.


17 posted on 07/14/2008 11:30:51 AM PDT by BibChr ("...behold, they have rejected the word of the LORD, so what wisdom is in them?" [Jer. 8:9])
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To: Slings and Arrows

Yeah but I’m having to stifle my laughs over your caption...


18 posted on 07/14/2008 11:31:26 AM PDT by weegee (Obama loves America like Bill loves Hillary.)
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To: BibChr

They tried tracing back it’s genealogy but were stopped by the missing Obama birth certificate ....


19 posted on 07/14/2008 11:31:54 AM PDT by Scythian
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To: TheWasteLand

“Do all vampires have big stones?”

Ya dey do. Und gypies got cryssstal ballss.


20 posted on 07/14/2008 11:36:36 AM PDT by tumblindice (Momma always said, stupid is as stupid does.)
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To: tumblindice

gypsie=balls

borrow an s, carry the 4...


21 posted on 07/14/2008 11:37:48 AM PDT by tumblindice (Momma always said, stupid is as stupid does.)
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To: Sgt Joe Friday 714
No good can come from this!

You're probably right, because you agree with "the experts."

The experts made the terrifying find
I wasn't sure if I should be terrified, but I guess I probably should.
22 posted on 07/14/2008 11:39:08 AM PDT by Aquinasfan (When you find "Sola Scriptura" in the Bible, let me know)
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To: BGHater

Don’t move the stones! DON’T MOVE THE STONES!!!


23 posted on 07/14/2008 11:41:01 AM PDT by donna (The United States Constitution and the Koran are mutually exclusive.)
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To: Darksheare

I know you’ve got a stake in this, sucker! Tell me it isn’t true! :)


24 posted on 07/14/2008 11:42:10 AM PDT by derllak
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To: BibChr

I miss Buffy....(and Giles and Willow and Xander and ESPECIALLY Faith).


25 posted on 07/14/2008 11:45:55 AM PDT by safeasthebanks ("The most rewarding part, was when he gave me my money!" - Dr. Nick)
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To: TheWasteLand
Do all vampires have big stones?

Jesse Jackson, vampire hunter...

26 posted on 07/14/2008 11:45:58 AM PDT by weegee (Obama loves America like Bill loves Hillary.)
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To: safeasthebanks

No kidding. And Angel; Season 5 featured just about the Best. Finale. EVER.

Better even than Buffy’s.


27 posted on 07/14/2008 11:49:19 AM PDT by BibChr ("...behold, they have rejected the word of the LORD, so what wisdom is in them?" [Jer. 8:9])
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To: TheWasteLand

Of course...no Jesse Jackson back then....


28 posted on 07/14/2008 11:49:55 AM PDT by Adder (typical bitter white person)
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To: BGHater

John Kerry sleeps in a grave? How very “Lurch” of him...


29 posted on 07/14/2008 11:56:20 AM PDT by kromike
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To: swatbuznik

Barackula


30 posted on 07/14/2008 11:58:30 AM PDT by Eddie01 (Freeper ID clue: I spy something blue and cold)
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To: donna

“Roll away the Stone

don’t leave me here alone.” (Leon Russell)


31 posted on 07/14/2008 11:59:52 AM PDT by BOBTHENAILER (One by one, in small groups or in whole armies, we don't care how we do it, but we're gonna getcha)
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To: tumblindice

Sh....Jesse will hear ya...and you know what he likes to do...


32 posted on 07/14/2008 12:00:39 PM PDT by Sacajaweau (I'm planting corn...Have to feed my car...)
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To: BGHater

What happen to a stake through the heart or exposer to sunlight?


33 posted on 07/14/2008 12:02:45 PM PDT by wolfcreek (I see miles and miles of Texas....let's keep it that way.)
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To: BGHater

The police “staked” the place out first...The mirror image of the vampire is posted below.

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34 posted on 07/14/2008 12:02:49 PM PDT by Sacajaweau (I'm planting corn...Have to feed my car...)
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To: Sacajaweau

Mambo?

35 posted on 07/14/2008 12:06:04 PM PDT by weegee (Obama loves America like Bill loves Hillary.)
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To: BGHater
The Slayer
36 posted on 07/14/2008 12:06:17 PM PDT by Snickering Hound
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To: donna
Don’t move the stones! DON’T MOVE THE STONES!!!


"Wait! DON'T move the stones?!!!"

37 posted on 07/14/2008 12:09:47 PM PDT by weegee (Obama loves America like Bill loves Hillary.)
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To: safeasthebanks
I miss Buffy....(and Giles and Willow and Xander and ESPECIALLY Faith).

Man are you brave.....I would never admit in a public forum to fact that I own every episode of BTVS and Angel on DVD.

ooops.

38 posted on 07/14/2008 12:13:57 PM PDT by txroadkill (Liberals believe that the only oppressed people in Cuba are the terrorist in GitMo)
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To: swatbuznik; Eddie01

39 posted on 07/14/2008 12:20:35 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: BGHater

“‘When buried, the dead man was weighed down with two big stones, one on his chest and the other on his head.’”

Hey, my man Lon, that’s some set of stones you’ve got there.


40 posted on 07/14/2008 12:26:22 PM PDT by AlphaOneAlpha
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To: BibChr; safeasthebanks

Well, “Faith” will be back in Joss Whedon’s new show Dollhouse this winter, along with “Fred” from Angel. Not the same, perhaps, but it’s Joss - so it has to be pretty good. ;)


41 posted on 07/14/2008 12:31:55 PM PDT by Mr. Jeeves ("One man's 'magic' is another man's engineering. 'Supernatural' is a null word." -- Robert Heinlein)
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To: Publius6961

Note to self - when discovering a long buried body weighed down by large stones, don’t touch the stones.


42 posted on 07/14/2008 12:32:53 PM PDT by farlander (Try not to wear milk bone underwear - it's a dog eat dog financial world)
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To: weegee

Have you watched “Burn Notice” on USA?


43 posted on 07/14/2008 12:35:52 PM PDT by donna ( I am confident that we can create a Kingdom right here on Earth. - Barack Hussein Obama)
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To: txroadkill

Buff’s the stuff.


44 posted on 07/14/2008 12:36:38 PM PDT by TheWasteLand
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To: weegee

Gotta say the words first... Klaaatu... Verata... Bkshs..tu...

Aw crap.


45 posted on 07/14/2008 12:37:03 PM PDT by farlander (Try not to wear milk bone underwear - it's a dog eat dog financial world)
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To: Mr. Jeeves

Yep; if it’s Whedon, I’m likely to watch it. Too bad he’s so toxic to Hollywood, evidently.


46 posted on 07/14/2008 12:37:30 PM PDT by BibChr ("...behold, they have rejected the word of the LORD, so what wisdom is in them?" [Jer. 8:9])
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To: weegee

Thank’ee muchly.


47 posted on 07/14/2008 12:46:32 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (~ ~ FREE LAZAMATAZ! ~ ~ [Shipping and handling charges may apply.])
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To: All

ooo


48 posted on 07/14/2008 12:49:34 PM PDT by Maverick68 (w)
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To: BGHater; MeekOneGOP; Conspiracy Guy; DocRock; King Prout; Darksheare; OSHA; martin_fierro; ...
Who wants to go on a stakeout?


49 posted on 07/14/2008 12:50:12 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (~ ~ FREE LAZAMATAZ! ~ ~ [Shipping and handling charges may apply.])
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To: All
Apologies to the great William Marshall. BTW, Blacula was actually a really good little movie!
50 posted on 07/14/2008 12:55:27 PM PDT by Maverick68 (w)
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