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In Ghana Fisherman buried inside fish casket

Due to the unusual shape, the casket was tied shut with a rope while it was hauled up in the air.

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Fisherman buried in a Fish shaped casket in Ghana

(lindaikejisblog)

In Ghana, a popular fisherman who died in a village called, Oshei, was buried in a fish casket.

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Assumed to be a symbolic gesture, the fisherman may have been buried in a fish shaped casket as a pointer to what was his occupation while he was alive.

The casket was a creative work of art, with gold finishings.

Due to the unusual shape, the casket was tied shut with a rope while it was hauled up in the air.

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Pretty unusual for a burial but very creative.

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