Ancient Bodies That Defy Decay: Unraveling the Mystery of the Strange Mummies of Vezon.
The mysterious and unexplained phenomenon of the Venzone mummies, which have been preserved in an unusual and remarkable state of non-decomposition.
The Black Death swept the Venzone village in the 14th century. Many people died but did not have enough cemeteries to buy all the bodies.
The villagers put the 42 ᴅᴇᴀᴅ bodies that couldn’t be buried in the graveyard into a coffin and stored in the basement of the chapel of San Michael.
When they opened the coffin, the ᴅᴇᴀᴅ bodies were mummified. The people believed that God’s will to send their ancestors alive to them to protect the village was God’s will.
The pH๏τos of mummies from Venzone became a phenomenon throughout the world. However, a mummy needs to remove all the organs in the body and the embalming treatment to prevent desiccation.