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Bone cleansing: A Day of the Dead ritual
A Mayan man cleans a dried-up bone of a deceased family member, with a titanium plate attached, during the bone cleansing ritual at the cemetery in Pomuch, Mexico, 29 October 2019. Every year on the Day of the Dead, people of Pomuch, a small Mayan community in the south of Mexico, visit the cemetery to take part in a pre-Hispanic tradition of cleaning of bones of their departed relatives (“Limpia de huesos”). People who die in Pomuch are firstly buried for three years in an...more »
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Date > 29 Oct 2019
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