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A vampire burial or anti-vampire burial is a burial performed in a way which was believed to prevent the deceased from revenance in the form of a vampire or to ...
Oct 27, 2017 · One of the excavated burials in Drawsko, Poland showed a skeleton with a sickle ... created by fire, by hammering, had anti-demonic properties,” Polcyn says. ... “In a sense the first vampire practices are kind of a by-product, ...

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Aug 11, 2018 · Real Cases of Anti-Vampire Rituals Performed Until the mid-80's ... from their graves in vampiric form and roam the fields, forests, and villages ...
Dec 2, 2014 · In 17th and 18th century Poland, people performed apotropaic funerary rites, intended to guard against evil, for those people who they suspected ...
Dec 22, 2015 · Polcyn and Gajda note, however, that the graves found in Drawsko lack the typical characteristics of anti-vampire interments since they had not ...
The bloody truth about anti-vampire burials. △But there's more. The Slavs also believed that people who died a sudden, unexpected death would become ...
Jun 7, 2012 · Other traditional methods of preventing vampires included burying (or re-burying) the bodies face-down and decapitation, which often included ...
Nov 26, 2014 · Each body was staked down with sickles (pictured) or had a stone placed in or under its jaw – documented anti-vampire measures.
Nov 26, 2014 · The hypothesis that the individuals selected for apotropaic burial ... 12], suggested that those interred with anti-vampiristic apotropaics might be ... enabling researchers to distinguish vampire burials from the general populous.

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