We must all know by now that many places where the dead are laid to rest are believed to be the most haunted hotspots in the world. From the Valley of the Kings in Egypt to strange and morbid silence of indian burial mounds and those of prehistoric man.
A cemetery is a place in which dead bodies and cremated remains are buried. The term cemetery (from Greek κοιμητήριον: sleeping place) implies that the land is specifically designated as a burying ground.
Cemeteries in the Western world are the place where the final ceremonies of death are observed. These ceremonies or rites differ according to cultural practice and religious belief.
Many in the field of real paranormal phenomena and those that investigate such, now believe that many of these original findings were brought about because real ghosts lead those that discovered them to the spot where they were buried. Such is the the underground paranormal community's solid beliefs that Howard Carter was only to discover Tut's tomb by the late pharaoh's spirit or other ancient ghost guiding him to it.
The belief that psychic dreams, apparitions and strange unexplained mishaps as well as curses, hex's and paranormal phenomena and of course wandering or lost ghosts lead archeologist to many of their mysterious finds.
A cemetery dating to 5,000 B.C. and containing about 100,000 skeletons has been discovered in southeastern Iran, on the outskirts of Shahr-e Soukhteh near Zahedan in the region where Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan meet.
The agency did not say whether artifacts were found in the cemetery, which would predate by about 2,000 years the pyramid-building pharaohs of Egypt's Old Kingdom.
Scientists researching human bones dating before 8000 BC have named the location of their discovery as Britain's oldest cemetery in Aveline's Hole in Somerset's Mendip Hills.