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Casket inspired by 'Matrix', donut coffins lighten mood at New Zealand funerals

Mourners at New Zealand funerals crack up at the sight of customised colourful coffins in the shape of a giant cream donut, a sailboat, a firetruck, a chocolate bar, Lego blocks, a casket inspired by the movie 'The Matrix' or depicting people's favourite beaches and holiday spots
Casket inspired by 'Matrix', donut coffins lighten mood at New Zealand funerals(Twitter/Thalion_1/stas_kulesh)
Casket inspired by 'Matrix', donut coffins lighten mood at New Zealand funerals(Twitter/Thalion_1/stas_kulesh)
Updated on Apr 15, 2021 04:49 PM IST
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Egypt says another trove of ancient coffins found in Saqqara

The Tourism and Antiquities Ministry said in a statement that archaeologists found the collection of colourful, sealed sarcophagi buried more than 2,500 years ago at the Saqqara necropolis.
This undated photo provided by the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, Egyptian Prime Minister Mustafa Madbouly, left and Mostafa Waziri, Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities inspects a trove of ancient coffins and artifacts that Egyptian archaeologists recently unearthed in a vast necropolis south of Cairo, authorities announced Monday, Oct. 19, 2020, in Saqqara, south of Cairo, Egypt.(AP photo)
This undated photo provided by the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, Egyptian Prime Minister Mustafa Madbouly, left and Mostafa Waziri, Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities inspects a trove of ancient coffins and artifacts that Egyptian archaeologists recently unearthed in a vast necropolis south of Cairo, authorities announced Monday, Oct. 19, 2020, in Saqqara, south of Cairo, Egypt.(AP photo)
Updated on Oct 19, 2020 11:35 PM IST
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Cairo | ByAssociated Press | Posted by Niyati Singh

Egypt reveals 59 ancient coffins found near Saqqara pyramids

Khalid el-Anany said at least 59 sealed sarcophagi, with mummies inside most of them, were found that had been buried in three wells more than 2,600 years ago.
Mostafa Waziri, secretary general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, said initial studies show that the decorated coffins were made for priests, top officials and elites from the Pharaonic Late Period (664-525 B.C.).(AP)
Mostafa Waziri, secretary general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, said initial studies show that the decorated coffins were made for priests, top officials and elites from the Pharaonic Late Period (664-525 B.C.).(AP)
Published on Oct 04, 2020 10:43 AM IST
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Cairo | ByAssociated Press| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi

BJD under fire over party flag on coffin of Odisha jawan killed in Pulwama

Ajit Sahoo of 44 Rashtriya Rifles was killed when militants attacked the bullet and mine-proof patrol vehicle with an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in Arihal village of Pulwama district.
Sahoo’s older brother Parameswar said at Khuntuni some BJD workers put up the Green Party flag with the image of a conch on top the tricolour-draped coffin while offering flowers.(HT Photo)
Sahoo’s older brother Parameswar said at Khuntuni some BJD workers put up the Green Party flag with the image of a conch on top the tricolour-draped coffin while offering flowers.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 21, 2019 03:39 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | ByDebabrata Mohanty

Thief in Mexico steals vehicle used for transporting coffin, with body inside

Police say a 40-year-old man has admitted seeing the keys left in the vehicle and deciding to take it late Friday night.
The Tlaquepaque police department said that the hearse had been readied to take the body of an 80-year-old man from a hospital in neighboring Guadalajara to a funeral home.(Representative)
The Tlaquepaque police department said that the hearse had been readied to take the body of an 80-year-old man from a hospital in neighboring Guadalajara to a funeral home.(Representative)
Updated on Sep 02, 2018 09:04 AM IST
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This ‘death cafe’ in Bangkok lets you lie in a coffin to get discounts on drinks

The Kid Mai (Think New) Death Cafe wants you to confront your own mortality to become a better human being. The centrepiece is a decorated white coffin where customers can lay down for a few minutes — and secure a discount on a drink.
Customers are encouraged to lay down for a few minutes to contemplate their final moments.(Facebook)
Customers are encouraged to lay down for a few minutes to contemplate their final moments.(Facebook)
Updated on Apr 12, 2018 02:29 PM IST
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