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Flesh-eating sarcophagus, Assos, Turkey. Source: Häferlkaffee / Twitter

‘Meat Eater’ Sarcophagi in Turkey Turned Bodies to Skeletons in 40 Days

In the ancient city of Assos in Turkey there existed a bizarre phenomenon – the stone sarcophagi within the Assos necropolis could decompose bodies unusually fast. Instead of taking between 50 and...
Flesh-eating sarcophagi of Assos in Turkey

The Ancient City of Assos and its Strange Flesh-Eating Sarcophagi

The flesh-eating sarcophagi located in the ancient city of Assos in Turkey are so named due to the unusual discovery that the bodies inside the tombs disintegrate at a very rapid rate, according to a...