Picture Showing a Real Walking Corpse “Awoken” by Black Magic in Indonesia: Facts


Picture Showing a Real Walking Corpse 'Awoken' by Black Magic in Indonesia
Picture Showing a Real Walking Corpse 'Awoken' by Black Magic in Indonesia

Story:

The corpse who stands up. Taken in Indonesia this photo shows a corpse “awoken” by black magic and led up a street by the person who “awoke” it.

Other Versions

1. Real Walking Corpse in Toraja, Indonesia.

2. The Walking Corpses of Indonesia.

3. Indonesian Zombie Photo.

4. The Walking Dead.

Analysis:

A picture widely spread over internet comes with a paranormal claim that dead people are rising from the grave and that the photograph shows a real walking corpse “awoken” by black magic in Indonesia. Thankfully, that’s not the case.

Picture of Ma’nene death ritual
Ma’nene death ritual
Picture Showing a Real Walking Corpse 'Awoken' by Black Magic in Indonesia
Ma’nene death ritual
Picture Showing a Real Walking Corpse 'Awoken' by Black Magic in Indonesia
Ma’nene death ritual
Picture Showing a Real Walking Corpse 'Awoken' by Black Magic in Indonesia
Ma’nene death ritual

The photograph of the corpse of a woman pictured standing beside couple of people does not show a walking corpse “awoken” by any black magic, it is in fact a part of a death ritual in Tana Toraja called Ma’nene. Toraja are an ethnic group that live in the mountain ranges of South Sulawesi, Indonesia. Ma’nene or The Ceremony of Cleaning Corpses is a traditional death ritual where families exhume the bodies of their dead relatives to wash, groom and dress them in new clothes before they are taken around the province so that they can observe the living. See the pictures showing the same. In the front and backside of the picture in question you can see coffins full of layers of cloth, and needless to say the corpse of woman is held up straight by the man holding it, and perhaps also by the woman behind. The celebration ends as the corpses are kept in their cleaned coffins and returned to their graves. The Indonesian people usually follow the Ma’nene death ritual every few years, and they believe it is a means of paying respect to their ancestors.

Picture Showing a Real Walking Corpse 'Awoken' by Black Magic in Indonesia
Ma’nene death ritual
Picture Showing a Real Walking Corpse 'Awoken' by Black Magic in Indonesia
Ma’nene death ritual
Picture Showing a Real Walking Corpse 'Awoken' by Black Magic in Indonesia
Ma’nene death ritual

Hoax or Fact:

Hoax.

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References:

Mummies dressed up for Ma’nene ritual in Indonesia – Photos – Mummies dressed up for Ma’nene ritual


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Picture Showing a Real Walking Corpse “Awoken” by Black Magic in Indonesia: Facts