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The Decomposing Bodies of Skull Island: The Unique Funerary Custom of Trunyan

June 7, 2019 - General
Cleaned skulls stacked under a tree in the cemetery as per tradition on Skull Island, Trunyan, Bali. Source: dani3315 / Adobe Stock.

Trunyan (also spelled as Terunyan) is a village located on the Indonesian island of Bali. This village is known colloquially as the ‘Skull Island’, due to its unique funerary practice, known as mepasah. 


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