Image: Collecting the ashes

Collecting the ashes

Collecting the ashes. Sukawati, Bali 1972 .

Photographer:
Australian Museum Archives
Rights:
© Australian Museum

Notes

After cremation, the ashes are placed in the sea - achieving final separation of the soul from the body.

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