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The Living Dead, a photography book about the Palermo catacombs

Morbid Anatomy: The Living Dead: Inside the Palermo Crypt, Marco Lanca (2000)

Morbid Anatomy: The Living Dead: Inside the Palermo Crypt, Marco Lanca

preserved medical specimens | mummies have been preserved almost perfectly 200 years ago for medical ...

remarkable Italian mummies have been preserved almost perfectly 200 years ago for medical demonstrations.

A 400-year-old jewel-encrusted skeleton of St Valentinus in Waldsassen, Bavaria. The decorated skeletons were sent to Catholic churches in Europe to replace the relics destroyed during the Prostestant Reformation. It was also a sign of the power and strength of Catholicism in largely Prostestant areas (REX/Paul Koudounaris/BNPS

19 Bejeweled Skeletons That'll Blow Your Mind

Valentinus: “One of ten full articulated, jeweled skeletons in the town’s church, which is the largest intact collection in existence.” Photo by Paul Koudounaris, author of "Heavenly Bodies: Cult Treasures and Spectacular Saints from the Catacombs.

This is Cherchen Man. He stood about six feet tall, had light hair and fair skin, and he lived about 3,000 years ago in what is today the Xinjiang region of western China. He sports facial tattoos....

This is Cherchen Man. He stood about six feet tall, had light hair and fair skin, and he lived about years ago in what is today the Xinjiang region of western China. He sports facial tattoos. And the world’s oldest surviving pair of pants.

Mummies in the Capuchin Catacombs in Palermo, Sicily.

Ghoulish mummies in the Capuchin Catacombs in Palermo, Sicily

Ghoulish mummies in the Capuchin Catacombs in Palermo, Sicily - Telegraph

Catacombs of the Capuchins (Catacombe dei Cappuccini) (Palermo ...

I will go here- Catacombs of the Capuchins (Catacombe dei Cappuccini) (Palermo .

The Museum of the Dead. Palermo, where the corpses are treated as characters in a play...  from cabinetmagazine.org

Discover Capuchin Monastery Catacombs in Palermo, Italy: Catacombs with thousands of well-dressed mummies.

Corpse in the Capuchin Catacombs, Palermo, Sicily - i really loved walking around that place and being told stories by my family there!

Corpse in the Capuchin Catacombs, Palermo, Sicily - i really loved walking around that place and being told stories by my family there!

Palermo, Sicily Capuchin Catacombs which we visited.

In the catacombs beneath the Capuchin monastery of Palermo, Sicily, fully clothed cadavers may be found propped upright or hanging from the walls. These are friars, priests, and other clergymen. I saw this on Japanese TV program .

Capuchin Catacombs of Palermo, Sicily

Secret and unusual Sicily: 10 towns and sights off the beaten path