Cluster of Decapitated Skeletons Unearthed in England

Cluster of Decapitated Skeletons Unearthed in England
AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis

An archaeological dig in Suffolk, England has yielded up a Roman-era cemetery treasure: 52 beautifully preserved skeletons dating back to the 4th century.

And of those skeletons, many had been decapitated, their disembodied heads placed neatly at their sides or feet for burial, or buried without bodies altogether. Only 17 skeletons had been buried normally.

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