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In the News: MYSTERIOUS COFFIN UNEARTHED NEAR KING RICHARD III’S BURIAL SITE


Mysterious Coffin Unearthed Near King Richard III’s Burial Site

Archeologists excavating a Leicester parking lot whereKing Richard III of England’s remains were previously discovered have unearthed an intriguing new artifact there: a coffin-within-a-coffin. During the course of excavations at the former site of the Grey Friars Church, the dig team found a stone coffin and, when they finally managed to lift the heavy lid—an eight-man job—they were amazed to find that it contained within it yet another coffin, this one made of lead. The inner coffin has yet to be opened, and the identity of the person inside remains a mystery at this time. More… Discuss