Nikolay Ovcharov http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/66575/all en 'Vampire' skeleton found in Bulgaria with stake in its chest http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130904/archaeologists-find-vampire-remains-bulgaria <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Remains were of a man who lived between the 13th and 14th centuries, and had an iron stake driven into his chest to prevent him from becoming a vampire. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Sofia &mdash;&nbsp;The skeleton of a man who lived between the 13th and 14th centuries, and had an iron stake driven into his chest to prevent him from becoming a vampire, was found in Bulgaria recently, archaeologists said.</p> <p>The finding was made at the ancient urban complex in Perperikon, located in southern Bulgaria, chief archaeologist Nikolay Ovcharov said.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.efe.com" class="button wire efe"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#efe"><span>Copyright EFE, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130904/archaeologists-find-vampire-remains-bulgaria" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fiction Human Interest Nikolay Ovcharov Shapeshifting Undead Vampire Europe Offbeat Agencia EFE Wed, 04 Sep 2013 17:01:00 +0000 Agencia EFE 5924436 at http://www.globalpost.com