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Archeological Site of Solunto, near Palermo - Italy

Mirror with a support in the form of a nude girl, second half of 6th century b.c. Laconian; Said to be from southern Italy Bronze

Hieroglyphics

Italy’s most ghoulish site, this crypt houses thousands of corpses, fully dressed and hung from hooks. The practice began in 1599 when local priests mummified a holy monk and allowed visitors. Soon regular residents of Palermo wanted to be remembered in this fashion. Bodies are arranged by gender and profession; their facial expressions often eerily visible.

Snorkeling archeology in Sirmione

Etruscan, about 500-480 BC Made in ancient Etruria, in modern Italy