Why would thieves have stolen Shakespeare's skull? Back in the day, grave robbing was big business.
A woman and child were buried more than 2,500 years ago with several previously slaughtered and butchered turtles.
The harsh burial of the teenage girl suggests she was seen as a danger even when dead.
The 9,000-year-old skull was recovered in Brazil with two severed hands covering the face.
When storms blew over a massive, centuries-old beech tree in Ireland, a Medieval teenager's remains became exposed.
News reports claim that a teen girl was buried alive in Honduras, but there's a simpler (and less horrifying) explanation.
The fetus was found inside the bishop's coffin -- tucked under his feet.
In ancient Egypt, so many people worshiped Anubis, the jackal-headed god of death, that the catacombs next to his temple once held nearly 8 million mummified pups.
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