Sunday, September 30, 2007

Meet Rosalia Lombardo the "Sleepying Beauty"

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Rosalia Lombardowas an Italian little girl who died in 1920 at age 2, and was the last human to be placed in Capuchin catacombsof Palermo. Her remains are in a small glass topped coffin on a marble pedestal in a small room of the Capuchin catacombs of Palermo in Palermo, Italy. They have nicknamed her the "Sleepying Beauty"for her well preserved looks which looks like a surreal doll more than a mummy. [Quoted from Flickr and Wikipedia, via]




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