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A flower-decorated skeleton figure is seen placed in the street during the Day of the Dead celebrations in Oaxaca, Mexico.

A flower-decorated skeleton figure is seen placed in the street during the Day of the Dead celebrations in Oaxaca, Mexico. Stock Photo
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Contributor:

Jan Sochor / Alamy Stock Photo

Image ID:

2CGH15A

File size:

53.9 MB (1.5 MB Compressed download)

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Dimensions:

5316 x 3544 px | 45 x 30 cm | 17.7 x 11.8 inches | 300dpi

Date taken:

30 October 2019

Location:

Oaxaca, Mexico

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A flower-decorated skeleton figure is seen placed in the street during the Day of the Dead celebrations in Oaxaca, Mexico, 30 October 2019. Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos), a religious holiday combining the death veneration rituals of Pre-Hispanic cultures with the Catholic practice, is widely celebrated throughout all of Mexico. Based on the belief that the souls of the departed may come back to this world on that day, people gather together while either praying or joyfully eating, drinking, and playing music, to remember friends or family members who have died and to support their souls on the spiritual journey.

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