A place suspended between life and death

 

The practice of mummification is an ancient tradition that has taken hold particularly in Sicily and the Capuchin Catacombs of Palermo are the highest expression of this tradition, because of the huge number of preserved human housed in them.

A fascinating overview that lead to reflection on the meaning of death and it allows a better understanding of this solemn tradition of the anciant Sicilian society, particularly evident in the Palermitan aristocracy and Palermitan people.

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