in Mexico, the place is called: Museo de las Momias, (Museum
of the Mummies) It's a real museum. The story goes that originally a
person had to pay a plot fee, (to be continually paid by descendents) to
be buried in the small cemetery there. When the family cannot afford
the fee, the corpse is dug up and placed behind glass in a museum.
The soil has some unique preservation qualities and the bodies are exhumed
in good condition, the hair, teeth and even the clothing are still in