Photo: commons.wikimedia.org Ossuary in the Czech Republic (archive photo)
Archaeologists have discovered the remains of 1,500 people.
In the Czech Republic found 30 mass graves of 14th and 15th century, writes the Prague Daily Monitor.
It is noted that the graves found in the study Ossuary (a cemetery of the Church – ed.) in the city of kutná Hora. The sites themselves are square pits measuring two meters in length and width and a depth of 2.5 meters.
In each of the graves were buried around 50-70 people, and found the remains of 1,500 people.
Researchers believe that the first graves belong to victims of the famine 1318, the life of others took the plague in 1348-1350.
In addition, the grave was not marked on the outside or the first of them would not be corrupted under the following burials, and also when you build the Ossuary .
The representative of the Institute of archaeology, Jan Vrolijk stated that these 30 graves are the largest grave in Europe.