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All You Want to Know about Mummies and More

Modern Mummies: The Preservation of the Human Body in the Twentieth Century by Christine Quigley My rating: 4 of 5 stars The subtitle is closer to the subject of this book that the slightly misleading title. Quigley’s definition of mummies … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #78: Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum

Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum 1660 Park Avenue San Jose, California 95191 Museum Main Line: (408) 947-3635 Founded: 1927 Number of interments: 4 are currently on display Open: Wednesday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #15: The Capuchin Catacomb of Rome

The Capuchin Catacomb of Rome Chiesa di Santa Maria della Concezione dei Cappuccini Via Vittorio Veneto, 27 Rome, Italy 00187 Telephone: 06/4871185 Decorations completed: 1764 Number of skeletons used to decorate the chapels: 4000 Size: 6 small rooms Open: 9-noon, … Continue reading

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