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Funeral Biscuit Wrapper – Pitt Rivers Museum Artifact

The Pitt Rivers Museum houses Oxford University’s anthropology and archaeology collection. There are many death related objects in their collection including mourning jewelry and clothing, memorial items, funeral accessories and even a couple of food related items. In many parts … Continue reading

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Lower Brittany, The Land of the Dead

Imagine if you will, a place where death is the center of life. Where a town’s cemetery serves as it’s social center – the children’s playground, a place to meet friends to chat or play games, where weddings and religious … Continue reading

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