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Anyone ever been here? How creepy. [Jul. 24th, 2007|07:21 am]
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Lifted from one of you. :)

One of the last corpses to make it to the Capuchin catacombs of Palermo Italy before authorities stopped the practice was three year-old Rosalia Lambardo. She died in 1918 and is nicknamed "Sleeping Beauty" because she looks so lifelike, and in entombed in a glass coffin. To this day the two ( though some reports say three) year old's cheeks are still rosy. The method of mummification used on her was never used on any other person on record. Her father , Dr. Salofia was the only one who knew the method used to preserve Rosalia, but he never shared it with anyone.

The catacombs contain about 8000 mummies that line the walls. The halls are divided into categories: Men, Women, Virgins, Children, Priests, Monks, and Professionals. Some bodies are better preserved than others. Some are set in poses: for example, two children are sitting together in a rocking chair.

Pictures and more info below:

http://www.kidzworld.com/article/1273-scary-places-part-6-capuchins-catacombs

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capuchin_catacombs_of_Palermo


And... your youtube of the day:

In direct contrast with the above post:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CQoNkYhnhJ8

Kitty Dance!
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[User Picture]From: poop_on_a_stick
2007-07-24 01:34 pm (UTC)
i saw her on TV! She's sooooo cute.



I wish the guy would've shared the secret, 'cause i'd have it done and then make my family keep me on their couch. :)

Really though, i'd like to be encased in cement or something as a chair, and make my family keep me until there's no more decendants... then one day, a stranger will end up with my me-chair from an estate sale, and it'll go through stangers who get weird feelings when they sit in it, so they keep selling and passing it on... Then one day, a mover drops the chair and it cracks, and out i tumble. :)
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From: autumnfine
2007-07-24 02:42 pm (UTC)
HAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAH
that was great
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[User Picture]From: poop_on_a_stick
2007-07-24 05:45 pm (UTC)
*shuffles feet* aww, shucks. :)
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[User Picture]From: randomposting
2007-07-26 03:33 am (UTC)
She is cute, in a super creepy way.

And LOL. Nice. I like the cement idea.
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