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He died September 23, 1968, and the exhumation of his body two months ago was done in order to display it–a common practice for Catholic saints on a prominent anniversary of the death.
A wax face was created from photographs by experts in London, replacing what was said to be only skeletal remains to the head. The rest of the body is in its decomposed state, including blackened but still visible fingers. But given the face, it all bears an uncanny resemblance to the living Padre Pio, from his later years.
There are 9 mummies in the Niagara Falls Egyptian Museum Collection, 4 of which are in coffins.
• From African tribal artifacts to a South
American shrunken head