National Geographic Daily News
2 comments
Ven Baclig
Ven Baclig

As Mr. Stanaway said, above photos has the same fetus position as what we have in Sagada, Philippines. They say the reason behind this is because the dead shout part this world the same way before one is born.

Hamish Stanaway
Hamish Stanaway like.author.displayName 1 Like

These coffins are of the same design , appear to be the same or similar dimensions, and are used in the same physical arrangement (part way up a steep cliff) as the hanging coffins located in Sagada, in the Philippines.

How to Feed Our Growing Planet

See blogs, stories, and news »

The Innovators Project

  • Megafishes Project

    Megafishes Project

    The unprecedented use of fresh water has led to the declining populations of these aquatic giants. Learn more about these big fish before they disappear.

See more innovators »

Phenomena

See more posts »

Latest News Video

  • How a T. Rex Packs for a Road Trip

    How a T. Rex Packs for a Road Trip

    The nation's most complete Tyrannosaurus rex specimen is taking a 2,000-mile road trip from Montana to its new home in Washington, D.C.

See more videos »

See Us on Google Glass

Shop Our Space Collection

  • Be the First to Own <i>Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey</i>

    Be the First to Own Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey

    The updated companion book to Carl Sagan's Cosmos, featuring a new forward by Neil deGrasse Tyson is now available. Proceeds support our mission programs, which protect species, habitats, and cultures.

Shop Now »