Apparently coffin-making in Ghana is like a really BIG thing, an art unto itself. Check out these images – all found via google image search – of some truly awesome caskets to get buried in (only after being paraded around in a chicken, a shark, or a nike shoe that is!). Some icons are popular and repeated: the Nokia phone representing connectivity with its E.T.-like finger-touch boot screen; the Rolls Royce representing wealth and status; various creatures and animals with their own local meanings I’m sure. Text, usually a proverb – “Everyone helps to carry the burden of a funeral” – is also common on the sides of the coffin. The more you know!: