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Ritual Pontian lunch for the dead
(Photo: Pontian cultural club of Thrilorio, ?Kerasounda and Gars?.)
Ritual Pontian lunch for the dead
(Photo: Pontian cultural club of Thrilorio, ?Kerasounda and Gars?.)
Ritual Pontian lunch for the dead
(Photo: Pontian cultural club of Thrilorio, ?Kerasounda and Gars?.)

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14/12/2006
Pontian burial custom

Mina Machairopoulou
Source: CETI
© Eastern Macedonia - Thrace Region
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Dead people are released after the night of resurrection, according to tradition. A rich lunch is given next to their graves for this purpose.