Belonging to the time of the Wari Empire and containing people of both genders, several were found wearing carved masks or adorned with ceramics placed on ‘false heads’.
The bodies of around 20 people were discovered in a large pit at the site of a former German prisoner-of-war camp Stalag II D in Stargard, around 40 kilometres from Szczecin.
Rescuers have located the bodies of five of the seven miners missing since a deadly blast hit the Pniowek mine in April last year.
The huge grave containing around 450 skeletons revealed that many of the bodies showed signs of anti-vampire practices common in Kashubia in the 19th century.
A 41-year-old man killed four members of his own family, including a baby, and then committed suicide, prosecutors have told PAP.
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Most of the 11 Polish victims had their hands tied behind their backs, and some of the skulls have traces of injuries. The mass grave contained bullet casings from a German Mauser.
The bodies of three Polish mountaineers have been located near the Gerlach peak in the Slovak part of the Tatra Mountains, Slovak rescue services reported on Sunday.
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