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    Through My Looking Glass - Christy Buonomo Photography: Catacombes de Paris

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    The Catacombs in Paris consist of a network of subterranean tunnels and rooms in the former Roman-era limestone quarries. They were converted into a mass tomb at the end of the 18th C. At the time, parts of Paris were suffering from disease, which was due to contamination caused by improper burials and mass graves in church graveyards. The Catacombs of Paris now contain the bodies of roughly 6-7 million Parisians.

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