From Ghana — bizarre coffins

“The indigenous inhabitants of a small African nation of Ghana believe that the funeral – it is not sad farewell to the deceased, and celebrating the way they move people to a better world. It is here that there was a tradition to put the corpse in the coffin of a special bright intricate shapes.”

Nothing in that paragraph prepared me for these photos.

I guess if I were going to say farewell in this manner, I would have to go with a giant purple Fluevog.

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~ by siouxsielaw on January 9, 2012.

2 Responses to “From Ghana — bizarre coffins”

  1. Wow. I am amazed by the artistry and workmanship of those coffins.

  2. Those coffins are great. I think iPhone shaped ones would do great here.

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