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Waldsassen, Germany martyr from the Roman Catacombs (Katakombenheilige)

Heavenly Bodies: Cult Treasures and Spectacular Saints from the Catacombs: Paul Koudounaris: 9780500251959: Amazon.com: Books

Saint Coronatus joined a convent in Heiligkreuztal, Germany, in - Meet the Fantastically Bejeweled Skeletons of Catholicism’s Forgotten Martyrs

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Your Corpse Will Never Look This Good

asylum-art: “_Warning Shoking Content_ The ghastly glory of Europe’s jewel-encrusted relics photos: Paul Koudounaris At once horrifying and enchanting, the Germanic tradition of bejewelled relics.

Tema serio Increíbles restos humanos de santos adornados con joyas.

From Paul Koudounaris, Heavenly Bodies: Cult Treasures & Spectacular Saints from the Catacombs. “The relic of St Deodatus in Rheinau, Switzerland, is an example of an unusual reconstruction technique.

The armored skeleton of Saint Pancratius at the Church of St Nikolaus in Switzerland

The armored skeleton of Saint Pancratius at the Church of St Nikolaus in Switzerland

St Severina, Roggenburg, Germany Picture: Paul Koudounaris

Bejewelled and decorated skeletons

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- Waldsassen, Germany, detail of St. The Basilika at Waldsassen holds the largest extent collection of presumed skeletons of martyrs from the Roman Catacombs still on display. There are ten ful -

Catacombs of the Capuchin Monastery, Sicily, 1939.

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Herbert List The Eternal Prayer Palermo, 1939 From The Essential Herbert List: Photographs

The adorned remains of Saint Felix, once of the parish of Tafers, Switzerland now on exhibit at the Museum of Art and History in Fribourg, from "Heavenly Bodies: Cult Treasures & Spectacular Saints from the Catacombs" by Paul Koudounaris

The adorned remains of Saint Felix, once of the parish of Tafers, Switzerland now on exhibit at the Museum of Art and History in Fribourg, from "Heavenly Bodies: Cult Treasures & Spectacular Saints from the Catacombs" by Paul Koudounaris

luxe et vanités: Toby de Silva's immortals

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.’ By Toby de Silva

Unbelievable Skeletons Unearthed From The Catacombs Of Rome. Heavenly Bodies Cult Treasures and Spectacular Saints from the Catacombs  By Paul Koudounaris c.1578

Unbelievable Skeletons Unearthed From The Catacombs Of Rome. Heavenly Bodies Cult Treasures and Spectacular Saints from the Catacombs By Paul Koudounaris

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St Felix, unbelievable jeweled saint skeletons unearthed from catacombs, The Empire of Death: A Cultural History of Ossuaries and Charnel Houses, Paul Koudounaris

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- I chose this photo because It shows the half body of a woman. One side is skin and with a gray background and the other side is bone's with a black background. It means to me that not also her beauty is from the outside but also from the inside of her.

Female Skeleton and Female Model Collage, Black and White Photo Collage, pop art. I thought this was very cool I love skeletons

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the incarnations of bette grable kitsch gothic pin up art Brown, thought of you when I saw this.

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