Medieval Ossuary Unearthed in Slovakia

www.archaeology.org | 6/12/2018 | Staff
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(Wizzard, via Wikimedia Commons)ŠAMORÍN, SLOVAKIA—The Slovak Spectator reports that an ossuary dating to the twelfth or thirteenth century has been uncovered in the town of Šamorín in western Slovakia. Bones were put in the circular, underground room, which was dedicated to the Christian Saint Nicholas, to free up space in the nearby Romanesque church’s cemetery. A chapel made of bricks sat on top of the...
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