my life in Indonesia -- aku cinta Indonesia
East Java, Indonesia
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Ritual sacrifice photos
24 October 2010
In addition to its gruesome funeral rituals, Tana Toraja is known for its cliff graves. These elaborate grave sites are reserved for those of high social status.
"Tau Tau" are images of the deceased carved from the wood of a jack fruit tree. They are thought to contain the soul of the deceased.
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