Muslim grave Pakistan....natural burial ~ Islamic law instructs the deceased to be washed and buried with only a wrapping of white cloth to preserve dignity. The cloth is sometimes perfumed, but as in natural burial, no chemical preservatives or embalming fluid are used, nor is there a burial vault, coffin or casket. Coffins are used, however, in countries such as the UK, where the law requires it. www.afternote.com
Grand Ducal burial vault behind the Peter and Paul Cathedral at the Peter and Paul Fortress (UNESCO World Heritage Site) ,St.Petersburg,Russia
Wilbert Burial Vault 1956 Ad. Funeral Directors have used them for over a million interments. Made of asphalt and concrete. Water-repellent! The Foremost name in Burial Vaults. Trade Mark of W. W. Haase Co.
A concrete burial vault is a concrete box that goes outside of a coffin to keep the coffin from collapsing under the weight of dirt on top. All cemeteries require all burials to be placed either in a ...
The Imperial Crypt of the Hapsburg Dynasty in Vienna Austria. The Imperial Crypt is located beneath the Capuchin Church and is intended for members of Austria’s former Habsburg dynasty, who have been laid to rest in the crypt since 1633. 149 Habsburgs, including 12 emperors as well as 19 empresses and queens, have their final resting place here. WienTourismus/Willfried Gredler-Oxenbauer