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1937-05-17

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection

Villagers lifting a coffin into a pagoda style funeral pyre; coffin contains body of a local Buddhist monk whose remains have been preserved w. honey for a year prior to being cremated during ceremony in Burma.

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  • Date: 1937-05-17
  • Location: Myanmar
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: Burma, Burials, Religions, Cremation, Buddhist, Funerals, Customs, 1930s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_1181959
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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