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Fontanelle Cemetery by Vincenzo Pagliuca #ossuary #italy #skull #naples

Fontanelle Cemetery by Vincenzo Pagliuca #ossuary #italy #skull #naples

The Ossuary Chapel of San Martino Della Battaglia in Italy is the most ordered of all the bone houses on this list. Row upon row, column upon column of human remains rest in perfect order as if they were books in a macabre library. In all there are 2,619 deceased here with 1,274 skulls.

The Ossuary Chapel of San Martino Della Battaglia in Italy is the most ordered of all the bone houses on this list. Row upon row, column upon column of human remains rest in perfect order as if they were books in a macabre library. In all there are 2,619 deceased here with 1,274 skulls.

St. Deodatus (Rheinau, Swizterland) | 19 Bejeweled Skeletons That'll Blow Your Mind

St. Deodatus (Rheinau, Swizterland)

St. Deodatus (Rheinau, Swizterland) | 19 Bejeweled Skeletons That'll Blow Your Mind

Relic of St. Francis, Late 17th century, in the Crypt of the Medici Chapels and Church of San Lorenzo, Florence, Italy

Relic of St. Francis, Late 17th century, in the Crypt of the Medici Chapels and Church of San Lorenzo, Florence, Italy

A skull in Roggenburg, Germany, given the name Deodatus

The ghastly glory of Europe's jewel-encrusted relics

Reliquary Bust of a Female Saint : 17th CenturyVander Kelen-Mertens Museum : Leuven, Belgium

Reliquary Bust of a Female Saint : 17th CenturyVander Kelen-Mertens Museum : Leuven, Belgium

The hand of St. Francis Xavier is seen in a reliquary at the Jesuits' Church of the Gesu in Rome Sept. 8. Relics of holy people have been venerated since early Christianity. (CNS/Paul Haring)

The hand of St. Francis Xavier is seen in a reliquary at the Jesuits' Church of the Gesu in Rome Sept. 8. Relics of holy people have been venerated since early Christianity. (CNS/Paul Haring)

The burnt head of St. Lawrence, displayed at the Vatican every year on Aug. 10.

The burnt head of St. Lawrence, displayed at the Vatican every year on Aug. 10.

Unbelievable Skeletons Unearthed From The Catacombs Of Rome

Unbelievable Skeletons Unearthed From The Catacombs Of Rome

The Blinging Dead!! Unbelievable Skeletons Unearthed From The Catacombs Of Rome

Tirados das catacumbas de Roma no século XVII, na fronteira entre Alemanha e a República Tcheca, as relíquias de santos martirizados foram vestidas com pedras e joias da época, antes de serem enterrados na Igreja São Pedro e São Paulo. O Vaticano decidiu ‘embalsamar’ os esqueletos dos santos com joias para que cada um deles (...)

Tirados das catacumbas de Roma no século XVII, na fronteira entre Alemanha e a República Tcheca, as relíquias de santos martirizados foram vestidas com pedras e joias da época, antes de serem enterrados na Igreja São Pedro e São Paulo. O Vaticano decidiu ‘embalsamar’ os esqueletos dos santos com joias para que cada um deles (...)

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