Road crews in Poland stumbled upon a lost 16th-century cemetery, in which the vast majority of graves belong to children. Incredibly, some of the skeletons still have coins in their mouths, a tradition that dates back to ancient times.
Archaeologists in central China have unearthed a decapitated skeleton still resting in its final kneeling position. Such practices were hinted at in ancient Chinese scripts, but this discovery is further proof of this particular sacrificial rite.
When Marshall Cordell started buying human bones in the late 1970s, he says a full skeleton from India cost “probably $US199″ Back then, almost all real human skeletons came from India, and companies there sent him catalogues listing everything from skulls to finger bones for sale.