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PRISM: The Paris Catacombs

The Paris Catacombs are a huge subterranean tunnel network stretching over 300km in France. Beginning in 1785, Paris’s overpopulated cemeteries were exhumed and millions of bodies were transferred to The Catacombs. Monumental tablets and archways bear inscriptions; black lines were painted on the ceiling to help people find their way out; the remains of over […]