"The coffin is in a very bad condition, very deteriorated. We found many cracks, we found many missing parts, missing layers"
The coffins that have been opened have undisturbed mummies with complete wrappings
According to some researchers the building, which dates back to the first century AD, was the tomb of a family, the Statili, close to Emperor Augustus
It is considered unique
Stuff of Nightmares
The researchers discovered the previously unknown strain of plague in the remains of a woman at the Frälsegården site
The ancient burial place contains two decorative sarcophagi, or coffins, along with some 1,000 funerary statuettes
The mummified cats, however, weren't alone...
The earth in Greece keeps revealing its thousands-years-old well-kept secrets
The name of the woman is Neiko