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(NEWSER) – An archaeologist in Bulgaria has found what he calls a "vampire grave" from the 13th century—so named because the middle-aged gent inside the coffin had a stake driven through his heart, reports UPI.

That, of course, is the age-old and evidently successful way to keep someone from returning from the dead. "We have no doubts that once again we're seeing an anti-vampire ritual being carried out," archaeologist Nikolai Ovcharov tells the Telegraph.

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