Mummies in the Capuchin Crypt of Brno

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Ibolya Horváth
by Morgan Davis
published on 13 June 2024
Mummies in the Capuchin Crypt of Brno Download Full Size Image

The Capuchin Crypt in Brno was used for burying Capuchin monks from 1656 to 1784. Thanks to a clever ventilation system, the deceased brothers laid to rest without a coffin were naturally mummified.

Capuchin Crypt beneath the Church of the Discovery of the Holy Cross, Brno, Czech Republic.

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Davis, M. (2024, June 13). Mummies in the Capuchin Crypt of Brno. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/19108/mummies-in-the-capuchin-crypt-of-brno/

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Davis, Morgan. "Mummies in the Capuchin Crypt of Brno." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 13, 2024. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/19108/mummies-in-the-capuchin-crypt-of-brno/.

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Davis, Morgan. "Mummies in the Capuchin Crypt of Brno." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 13 Jun 2024. Web. 19 Jul 2024.

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