| Father Domenica da Trapani |
|Name(s)||Father Domenica Da Trapani|
|Site||Capuchin Catacombs, Palermo|
|Location||Capuchin Catacombs, Palermo|
At first, the bodies were laid in the so-called “colanders”, where they remained for the time needed to drain organic liquids that would have made impossible a proper storage - about a year. Then the bodies were brought in a ventilated place ready to be washed and cleaned with vinegar and water, after that the bodies were dressed and placed in the niches along the corridors.
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