animist cemetery in tana toraja indonesia entrance with skulls
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tana toraja animist cemetery

animist cemetery in tana toraja indonesia entrance with skulls
TanaToraja hill with animist cemetry in southern Soulawesi. Human skulls at entrance.

Tana Toraja hill in Soulawesi island, Indonesia. Entrance of cemetery. Human skulls near entrance. The coffins with bodies are in caverns. The funeral is celebrated even after years from the death. People collect for years money for a great cerimony, where sacrificed animals are eaten during days. In this manner the dead soul reach the level of half god. The more are the animals sacrificed, the higher is the level reached by the dead soul.

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