The skull of the "Vampire of Venice" was found in a mass plague grave with a brick stuck in its jaw in 2006. Forensic archaeologist, Matteo Borrini, used every bit of science at his disposal to investigate this skull and the person it may have been. The article attached to the link is very interesting - if you like this sort of thing. Plague Victim, Los Vampiro, Mass Plague, Human Bones, National Geographic, Bricks Stuck, Articles Attached, Geographic Vampires, Venice Videos
vampire slaying kit. This authentic vampire killing kit circa 1800s was sold at an auction for $14,850. This is a complete kit that comes fully equipped - stakes, mirrors, a gun with silver bullets (because where there are Vampires there might be Werewolves), crosses, a Bible, holy water, candles and garlic.
One of the most famous mummies of the Taklamakan Desert is that of “Cherchen Man”. This European’s body was placed in a poplar-wood box, lowered into narrow shaft grave and left for eternity. His body dates back to 1000 BC and DNA analysis has shown that he was a Celt.
Nicolae Minovici - The Doctor Who Hanged Himself for Science - During the first decade of the twentieth century, while employed as a professor of forensic science at the State School of Science in Bucharest, Nicolae Minovici undertook a comprehensive study of death by hanging. Inspired by his research, he decided to find out, first-hand, what it would feel like to die in this way.
"The famous Weerdinge men after their discovery in 1904: In a time long before modern forensic science, the local constabulary decided to transfer the soggy cadavers to the nearest morgue in a very peculiar fashion. They rolled up the bodies of the two men like human scrolls, wrung them out, and stuffed them into a box."