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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

Jewelled Skeletons: ‘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.

Denmark, 1950, two brothers were digging peat to be used as fuel when they came across what is now known as the tollund man. he still had hair, skin, and a five o'clock shadow, so they assumed it was a recent murder victim and called the police. upon arrival, they noticed rope around his neck: this wasn't a recent murder victim. in fact, the body was from 300-400 BC, and was shockingly well preserved by the peat.

an EXTREMELY well preserved body from circa 500 - 600 BC found in Denmark in he still had skin, hair, and a five o clock shadow. he was found when two brothers were digging in peat to use for fuel. the peat is what preserved him so well.

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

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i didnt know where to put this.maybe i should have made a "cool shit" board

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Other skeletal relics are given lifelike poses inside metal containers, like this armor-clad skeleton of Saint Pancratius, in a Swiss reliquary.

The jeweled skeletons were originally found in catacombs beneath Rome in 1578, and distributed as replacements under the belief they were Christian martyrs to churches that had lost their saint relics in the Reformation. However, for most, their identities were not known. The receiving churches then spent years covering the revered skeletal strangers with jewels and golden clothing, even filling their eye sockets and sometimes adorning their teeth with finery. Yet when the Enlightenment came…

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

The Most Beautiful Dead: St. Valerius in Weyarn (copyright Paul Koudounaris)

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

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

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