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Photos of death masks

eListMania has posted photos of 20 death masks belonging to famous people. It really helps you imagine what they looked like in life. Pictured above is the face of Ludwig Van Beethoven. Death Masks are easily the most haunting mementos of the deceased. They have been in existence since the

WWII hero’s death mask finally buried with him

The death mask of a U.S. marine who raised the flag at Iwo Jima has finally been buried with the hero. When Ira Hayes was alive, his image was captured in one of the most famous battle photographs ever taken - the World War II picture of U.S. Marines raising the