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Offerings for the altar

 

Dia de los muertos: Altar Offerings

  • aguardiente
  • altar arch marigolds
  • apples
  • atole
  • bag of bones
  • bananas
  • bark paper cutouts
  • beans
  • breads of the dead
  • calaca finger and thumb prints
  • Calavera Catrina mask
  • Calavera Zapatista puzzle
  • candles
  • champurrado
  • chicken (stuffed or in mole)
  • chile
  • chocolate (Mexican)
  • cider
  • clay censer
  • cocoa beans (used as currency for bribes)
  • corn (on the cob or Indian)
  • cut paper banners
  • dried fish
  • embroidered napkins
  • glass of water (a must!)
  • guavas
  • jadeite (used as a bribe)
  • jicamas
  • little priests
  • loterĂ­a
  • lyres (miniature)
  • mamones
  • marigolds
  • mock bread of the dead
  • novios
  • nuts
  • oranges
  • peanuts
  • personal mementoes
  • petate
  • photos of departed
  • pipian sauce (made with pump- kin Leeds)
  • pork cracklings
  • pork (stuffed)
  • pozole
  • punche
  • religious images
  • sand paintings
  • skeletons
  • soft drinks
  • squash
  • sugar sculptures
  • tamales
  • tin toys
  • tortillas (corn)
  • toy coffins
  • Tree of Death
  • wild duck
  • wreaths (fresh or plastic)
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