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Lemo cave tombs, Tana Toraja, Indonesia 11 May 2016

Posted on 11 May 2016
Lemo cave tombs, Tana Toraja, Indonesia
Lemo cave tombs, Tana Toraja, Indonesia
Lemo cave tombs, Tana Toraja, Indonesia

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The highland Toraja tribes of South Sulawesi, Indonesia, are known for their elaborate death rituals. Interspersing rice paddies are cave tombs with rows of wooden effigies, which stare eerily from suspended balconies like sentries of their stony graves. 


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