Mummified remains at Capuchin Catacombs of Palermo, located on the crypt below the Palermo's Capuchin monastery, Sicily, Italy. Mummification of monks at the catacombs began in 1500s; burials stopped in the 1920s; deceased were preserved in their habits or own clothes. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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Mummified remains at Capuchin Catacombs of Palermo, located on the crypt below the Palermo's Capuchin monastery, Sicily, Italy. Mummification of monks at the catacombs began in 1500s; burials stopped in the 1920s; deceased were preserved in their habits or own clothes. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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