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Coffin Found Inside Coffin of Richard III

King Richard III's rediscovered resting place is turning out more mysteries this summer. Excavators finally lifted the heavy lid of a medieval stone coffin found at the site in Leicester, England, only to reveal another lead coffin inside.

The "coffin-within-a-coffin" is thought to have been sealed in the 13th or 14th century — more than 100 years before Richard, an infamous English king slain in battle, received his hasty burial in 1485.

Source: Discovery News. Read full article. (link)

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  • Cytotoxic||

    COFFINCEPTION

  • SIV||

    So have they opened it? Human remains in an unbreached airtight coffin can be incredibly well preserved. Better preservation than those Peruvian mummies.

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