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DSC07851-Bone Church

The bone church is located in Kutna Hora, a few miles outside of Prague, in the Czech Republic. Officially called the Sedlec Ossuary, it is often just referred to as “the bone church” and contains over 40,000 bones arranged to decorate this Roman Catholic Church.

 

40,000 dead form morbidly fascinating sculptures and artwork; skeletons meticulously fashioned in 1870 by a wood carver. This is Sedlec’s Church; All Saints ossuary in the Czech Republic

Pile upon pile of bones carefully stacked with a hollowed centre

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Taken on October 3, 2008