Pinterest • The world’s catalog of ideas

The Bones of St Pancratius are found at the Church of St Niklaus in Wil, Switzerland. He was originally robed in clothes by nuns in the late 1600s but in 1777 – the centenary of his bones arriving in Wil – he was dressed in this magnificent commissioned suit of armour.

Bone Chalice. Sedlec Ossuary, Kostnice Sedlec, or "Bone Church" in Kutná Hora, Czech Republic. Bone pyramids were stacked in the ossuary by (according to legend) a half-blind monk around 1511, when a mass grave was unearthed and the bones needed a new home. In 1870, František Rint was emplyed to put the bones in order, and so the ex-woodcarver did; among his works of bone art, he left behind his signature in, of course, bones.

Craniometer. This instrument was used for measuring the external dimensions of skulls for comparative studies. Craniometry was also used in phrenology, which appeard to determine character, personality traits, and criminality on the basis of the shape of the head. This Reproduction Craniometer is a 26" tall

I have a ton of random animal bones...they'd look great in these apothecary style jars shelved with other essential kitchen ingredients...


Scores of Skulls in Sedlec Ossuary

The Sedlec Ossuary in Kutna Hora, Czech Republic is the sight of a strange gallery of art, composed entirely of human skeletal remains from the Middle Ages.

from Etsy


Click here to download Shogun Shiho Click here to download love these guys... CreatureBox ? Click here to download DORTMUND EXHIBITION by Mark Gmehling, via Behance Click here to download 30 Creative Cartoon Character Designs Click here to download