Rosalia Lombardo (Sleeping Beauty of the Capuchin Catacombs), 1920, 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; Rosalia Lombardo was one of the last corpses to be admitted to the Capuchin catacombs. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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Rosalia Lombardo (Sleeping Beauty of the Capuchin Catacombs), 1920, 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; Rosalia Lombardo was one of the last corpses to be admitted to the Capuchin catacombs. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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