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History's Best Strategies for Avoiding Being Buried Alive
These ingenious 19th-century techniques aimed to make sure dead really meant dead.
October 10, 2017
Youngsville, North Carolina
Tomb of William Jeffreys
A young state senator's deathbed plea to be buried inside a rock resulted in this unusual grave site.
Added by jaredstewart27
Site archéologique de Carthage, Tunisia
Tophet at Carthage
An ancient burial ground believed to have been used for ritual sacrifice.
Added by luismoravin
Lines of Cremains at Père Lachaise Cemetery
Stripes of human ashes cover a back lawn in the most sought-after burial grounds in Paris.
Added by satxwdavis
Fixing a Failed Whale Burial in Australia
After a beached humpback was buried in the sand, the sharks started coming.
September 25, 2017
Found: A Mysterious Medieval Grave Full of Porpoise Bones
It was found on a tiny island with a shrouded past.
September 20, 2017
Fetter Lane Moravian Burial Ground
Some of the earliest leaders of the Moravian congregation are buried here.
Added by AmunyAnkhesenra
Ta’ Bistra Catacombs
These lesser-known Maltese catacombs date back over 1,700 years.
Added by Blackpaint20
Found: The Remains of Chinese Laborers Interred on a Peruvian Pyramid
In the 19th century, 100,000 indentured laborers came to Peru from China.
August 25, 2017
Old Pitt's Burial Site
The famous 102-year-old circus elephant was struck and killed by lightning.
Added by elishafoster
Grave of the Gypsy Queen
The simple gravesite of a Romany clan leader is dotted with offerings, including cans of her favorite drink, Crush orange soda.
Added by philleykevin
Sarcophagus of Prince Yaroslav the Wise
The medieval prince founded the first library in Ukraine at Saint Sophia's Cathedral where he was interred.
Added by AaronNetsky
Confederate Mass Grave
Oak Woods Cemetery is the final resting place of up to 6,000 confederate soldiers, the largest mass grave in the Western Hemisphere.
Added by timstafford78
Bukit Cina (Chinese Hill)
The largest Chinese cemetery in the world outside of China dates back to the 15th century.
Added by ckirtley
All that remains of this small town is its mass grave and the enduring legend of the voodoo priestess who predicted its demise.
Added by Gemfyre
A 19th century family buried their dead among the pines, beneath gravestones styled after ancient Scottish cairns.
Added by Staci
East Hampton, New York
Green River Cemetery
This backwater graveyard in the Hamptons became a trendy burial spot and posthumous status symbol for famous artists.
Added by katetruisi
The largest portal tomb in Europe has a capstone weighing around 150 tons.
Added by solo1y
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