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13 Spooky Sites That Redefine the Term Skeleton Structure

While world religions and ancient history are replete with alternative burial solutions, some of the most mesmerizing are found in ossuaries

There’s a growing consensus that the typical Western burial is pretty unsustainable. From the chemicals used to prepare the body, to the metal caskets and concrete plots that store corpses, to the water-intensive park-like atmosphere of many cemeteries, some forward-thinking folks are looking for more eco-friendly ways to leave their mortal coils behind. (And no, cremation doesn’t count if you’re concerned about your carbon footprint.)

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