This Unusual Ancient Burial Practice In South Carolina May Surprise You

Admirers of funerary art and those seeking a quiet, reflecting experience within the most beautiful cemeteries in the South, often find themselves on a pilgrimage to South Carolina to visit the old historic cemeteries that dot the landscape in the Palmetto State.

Have you ever seen a Receiving Tomb (other than the two shown above) in South Carolina? We’d love to know!

For another ancient burial custom here in the Palmetto State, keep reading here to learn another, odd way people devised to keep from being buried alive.