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Over the centuries, thousands of monks have lived and died within the walls of St. Catherine Monastery. Because the monastery's small cemetery is not enough to accommodate their remains, the monks are later re-exhumed and their bones placed in the crypt beneath the Chapel of St. Trifonio, a place also known as the Charnel House. There is probably no better way to grasp the enduring legacy of the monks than to visit the crypt and see the piled host of skulls staring back through the eons in silence.
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