The Virgin of Guadalupe is Mexico's most popular image and is held in high esteem as the "Empress of the Americas" Her image can often be found on altars
Copal aromatic tree resin which is ceremonially burned. It is thought that aromatic substances guide the dead to the altar
Click the numbers to view the different items that traditionally make up Dia de los Muertos altars.
Noche de Muertos by Ute Hagen 2009 - - - Nothing can cure the soul but the senses just as nothing can cure the senses but the soul.
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