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Stray dogs stand on tombs in Diamond Hill cemetery in Hong Kong, China, 04 April 2017. (Photo by Jerome Favre/EPA)

Stray dogs stand on tombs in Diamond Hill cemetery in Hong Kong, China, 04 April 2017. According to the lunar calendar, the Qingming Festival is observed on 04 April . The Qingming Festival, also known as Tomb-Sweeping Day, is marked by Chinese people by going to the cemetery to cleaning up tombs, bring flowers, and making offerings to their ancestors. (Photo by Jerome Favre/EPA)
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05 Apr 2017 09:30:00
Robin Williams Dead

Academy Award-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams has died at 63. The cause of death is thought to be suicide by asphyxiation.
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12 Aug 2014 15:46:00
Partially constructed notched burial plots are seen at the construction site of an underground tunnel designated for traditional Jewish burial at the Givat Shaul cemetery, on May 14, 2015, in Jerusalem, Israel. (Photo by David Vaaknin/The Washington Post)

Partially constructed notched burial plots are seen at the construction site of an underground tunnel designated for traditional Jewish burial at the Givat Shaul cemetery, on May 14, 2015, in Jerusalem, Israel. Underground cemetery being built by the Israeli Burial Society in Jerusalem due to a decrease in available land for traditional Jewish burials. (Photo by David Vaaknin/The Washington Post)
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21 May 2015 12:00:00
Todeng died in 2009. A young relative of his, Sam, lights him a cigarette and changes his glasses. (Photo by Claudio Sieber Photography/The Guardian)

For the Torajan people of Indonesia, death is part of a spiritual journey: families keep the mummified remains of their deceased relatives in their homes for years – and traditionally invite them to join for lunch on a daily basis – before they are eventually buried. Here: Todeng died in 2009. A young relative of his, Sam, lights him a cigarette and changes his glasses. (Photo by Claudio Sieber Photography/The Guardian)
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14 Oct 2017 09:34:00
Dead fish are pictured on the banks of the Guanabara Bay in Rio de Janeiro February 24, 2015.  International Olympic Committee members meeting in Rio de Janeiro this week will understand if its waters are not completely clean for the sailing events in 2016, the state's governor said on Monday. (Photo by Ricardo Moraes/Reuters)

Dead fish are pictured on the banks of the Guanabara Bay in Rio de Janeiro February 24, 2015. International Olympic Committee members meeting in Rio de Janeiro this week will understand if its waters are not completely clean for the sailing events in 2016, the state's governor said on Monday. (Photo by Ricardo Moraes/Reuters)
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01 Mar 2015 00:23:00
City Of The Dead In Dargavs, North Ossetia

Dargavs is a small necropolis outside the village of Dargavs in North Ossetia-Alania. It comprises 99 different tombs and crypts. It is often called city of the dead. Some sources say the oldest of the crypts dates back to the 12th century, though others say the oldest crypt dates back to 14th century and some say it dates to the 16th century. At the back of the complex there is a tower, though the top of it is destroyed.
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11 Oct 2014 10:41:00
Performers participate in the Day of the Dead parade on Mexico City's main Reforma Avenue, Saturday, October 28, 2017. (Photo by Eduardo Verdugo/AP Photo)

Performers participate in the Day of the Dead parade on Mexico City's main Reforma Avenue, Saturday, October 28, 2017. Mexico's capital is holding its Day of the Dead parade, an idea actually born out of the imagination of a scriptwriter for the James Bond movie “Spectre”. (Photo by Eduardo Verdugo/AP Photo)
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29 Oct 2017 08:24:00
Mortsafe - Protection From The Dead

Mortsafes were contraptions designed to protect graves from disturbance. Resurrectionists had supplied the schools of anatomy in Scotland since the early 18th century. This was due to the necessity for medical students to learn anatomy by attending dissections of human subjects, which was frustrated by the very limited allowance of dead bodies – for example the corpses of executed criminals – granted by the government, which controlled the supply.
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29 Nov 2013 12:03:00