Rosalia Lombardo was two years old when she died December 6th 1920 due to pneumonia. She was embalmed by Alfredo Salafia. The process he used was a secret originally believed he took to his grave. Dario Piombino-Mascali, biological anthropologist, has claimed to have discovered it in 2010. Her body rests in a glass coffin in the Capuchin Catacombs in Palermo, Sicily.