The island of Sant' Ariano served as a dumping ground for remains removed from Venice graves for close to 400 years. Today, beneath the thickly overgrown brush, the layer of bones is three meters deep. A1904 guide book to the Venice lagoon noted that bones were being taken from the island for use in the refinement of sugar. Read more about death and burial in Venice on cultofweird.com now. Link in profile. #cultofweird #cemetery #venice #italy #burial #veniceitaly #venicelagoon #ossuary
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