Palermo, Sicily, in Southern Italy, beneath the Capuchin convent, there’s a catacomb were 8,000 mummies laid to rest. Capuchin Catacombs are known for their well-preserved mummies, and in the end of the catacomb’s tour, there’s a small chapel where the most beautiful and the most well-preserved mummy of them all lies.
Encased in a glass covered coffin, placed in a wooden pedestal, this mummy is also called “The Sleeping Beauty”, her name is Rosalia Lombardo.
Here’s the time-lapse series of photos for two hours:
We really don’t know if this phenomenon is just an optical illusion or not. But we can’t deny the beauty that radiates from this well-preserved mummy. So what do you think?