The Art of Death

During the past weekend’s festivities, many of us decorated ourselves and our surroundings in the trappings of the dead. Sometimes, the dear and deceased return the favor, allowing their bones and belongings to be transformed into sacred, artistic installations that remind us of our own fleeting days.

All things must pass...

All things must pass...

The WebUrbanist offers this handy countdown of the world’s most gorgeous (ghastly?) ossuaries.

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  • tonyviner

    It is the the subtler things in life that make it worth living.

  • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/PDDVWRQVUPMKRGHURIEQVNYWHQ Sean

    people should be reminded of death constantly, maybe then fewer would live lives dedicated to mediocrity.

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