Wednesday, 11 December 2019

Over 1,000 skeletons discovered during renovation of Kutná Hora "bone church"

Radio Prague |
2 December 2019

Archaeologists carrying out research at the famous 14th century "bone church" near the Czech town of Kutná Hora have announced a unique discovery. While excavating the site in the vicinity of the medieval ossuary, they came across 34 mass graves with 1,200 skeletons, most of which belong to the victims of the Black Death and famine. Experts say it is the biggest find of its kind in Europe.