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Taken from the catacombs of Rome in the 17th century, the relics of twelve martyred saints were then attired in the regalia of the period before being interred in a remote church on the German/Czech border.’ - Immortal, Toby de Silva

Maximus - ‘Taken from the catacombs of Rome in the century, the relics of twelve martyred saints were then attired in the regalia of the period before being interred in a remote church on the German/Czech border.’ - Immortal, Toby de Silva via

Detail of the hand of St. Valentin in Bad Schussenreid, Germany, one of a number of Katakombenheiligen (Roman catacombs saints) named for the popular Italian saint.

The Most Beautiful Dead: Photographs of Europe's Jeweled Skeletons

Hand of St. Valentin: “This delicate hand reaches out towards the viewer, holding the shaft of a torch.” Photo by Paul Koudounaris, author of "Heavenly Bodies: Cult Treasures and Spectacular Saints from the Catacombs.

St. Alexander--'Taken from the catacombs of Rome in the 17th century, the relics of twelve martyred saints were then attired in the regalia of the period before being interred in a remote church on the German/Czech border.’

Toby de Silva - Immortal Removed from the catacombs of Rome in the century, the relics of 12 martyred saints were attired in the jeweled regalia of the previous period and reinterred in a remote church on the German/Czech border

St. Benedictus (Berg am Laim, Munique, Alemanha) | 19 Bejeweled Skeletons That'll Blow Your Mind "Um dos dois esqueletos requintadamente decorados enviado para uma antiga igreja aristocrática dedicada a São Miguel."

19 Bejeweled Skeletons That'll Blow Your Mind

Today, Thames & Hudson publishes Paul Koudounaris' Heavenly Bodies: Cult Treasures and Spectacular Saints from the Catacombs. These skeletons were installed by the Catholic church in towns across Europe after an outbreak of literal iconoclasm (i.

THE SKELETONS OF WALDSASSEN BASILICA - Valentinus

St Valantinus ~ Taken from the catacombs of Rome in the century, the relics of 12 martyred saints were then attired in the regalia of the period before being interred in a remote church on the Czech/German border series by toby de silva

As fotografias assustadoras de Christopher McKenney  Christopher McKenney é um fotógrafo conceitual da Pensilvânia, especializado em fotografia surrealista com a temática “horror”. Christopher é um artista conhecido e publicado internacionalmente e é destaque em inúmeros blogs em toda a web

As fotografias assustadoras de Christopher McKenney

glassbottomairplane: “ Cool ghost photography by surrealist photographer Cristopher McKenney. ” This is cool as shit

german 18C catacomb skeleton of catholic saint Saint Pancrace (photo Roman Elsener 2005 @Tony Gebely Gebely Wang 51035732979 84090108)

german catacomb skeleton of catholic saint Saint Pancrace (photo Roman Elsener 2005 Gebely Gebely Gebely Wang) Ghost of King Hamlet as skeletal armor

Corpos de 'vampiros' são descobertos na Polônia

The remains of a female 'vampire' from Venice, buried with a brick in her mouth to prevent her feasting on plague victims.>>> a vampire in Venice?

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Heavenly Bodies: Spectacular Catacombs Saints Photographed by Paul Koudounaris

Unbelievable Skeletons Unearthed From The Catacombs Of Rome

Unbelievable Skeletons Unearthed From The Catacombs Of Rome

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