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Have you been to the Capela dos Ossos (Chapel of Bones)? It's one of the best known monuments in Évora, #Portugal. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capela_dos_Ossos

Have you been to the Capela dos Ossos (Chapel of Bones)? It's one of the best known monuments in Évora, #Portugal. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capela_dos_Ossos

The Alianca Underground Museum is an artistic and cultural wonderland #Portugal #Culture

The Alianca Underground Museum is an artistic and cultural wonderland #Portugal #Culture

temporary installation for #Ikea at the Belém Cultural Centre in Lisbon, Portugal.

temporary installation for #Ikea at the Belém Cultural Centre in Lisbon, Portugal.

#Portugal's best small #museums

Portugal's best small museums

#Portugal's best small #museums

Photography in Porto's Former Prison

Photography in Porto's Former Prison

The #Tomar Match Museum is a true treasure,  a great find and seldomly talked about.  Highly recommended!

The #Tomar Match Museum is a true treasure, a great find and seldomly talked about. Highly recommended!

Paredes de Coura Summer Festival!

Paredes de Coura Summer Festival!

@Tripadvisor ranked #Lisbon 1st place for friendly locals & best value for money #Portugal

@Tripadvisor ranked #Lisbon 1st place for friendly locals & best value for money #Portugal


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rejoicethehands:    thelatelights:    ¡Qué Viva México!

rejoicethehands: thelatelights: ¡Qué Viva México!

Chiesa dei Morti (Church of the Dead) | Atlas Obscura

Chiesa dei Morti (Church of the Dead)

Chiesa dei Morti (Church of the Dead) | Atlas Obscura

Human Skeletons hanging in the basement of the Mutter Museum in Philadelphia.

Human Skeletons hanging in the basement of the Mutter Museum in Philadelphia.

Capela dos Ossos, Another example of memento mori is provided by the chapels of bones, such as the Capela dos Ossos in Évora or the Capuchin Crypt in Rome. These are chapels where the walls are totally or partially covered by human remains, mostly bones. The entrance to the former has the sentence "We bones, lying here bare, await for yours".

Capela dos Ossos, Another example of memento mori is provided by the chapels of bones, such as the Capela dos Ossos in Évora or the Capuchin Crypt in Rome. These are chapels where the walls are totally or partially covered by human remains, mostly bones. The entrance to the former has the sentence "We bones, lying here bare, await for yours".

The Haraldskær Woman  is a bog body found naturally preserved in a bog in Denmark. Her death occurred around the fifth century BC. Not only was the intact skeleton found, but the skin and internal organs were as well. This find was one of the earliest bog bodies archaeologists ever studied.

The Haraldskær Woman is a bog body found naturally preserved in a bog in Denmark. Her death occurred around the fifth century BC. Not only was the intact skeleton found, but the skin and internal organs were as well. This find was one of the earliest bog bodies archaeologists ever studied.

W E L L ※ F E D

W E L L ※ F E D

near Orient art

near Orient art

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Paris Morgue down the block from  Cathedral of Notre Dame, set up a glass-walled refrigerator room, The idea,  the public could help identify the unknown corpses. That's why you can see the dead's clothes hanging behind them.  40,000 people every day visited(about the same as Disney World).

Paris Morgue in Emile Zola’s Words (warning – gruesome!)

Paris Morgue down the block from Cathedral of Notre Dame, set up a glass-walled refrigerator room, The idea, the public could help identify the unknown corpses. That's why you can see the dead's clothes hanging behind them. 40,000 people every day visited(about the same as Disney World).

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