Ossuaries & Charnels

Dingolfing, Germany painted skulls in ossuary (Beinhaus)

Dingolfing, Germany painted skulls in ossuary (Beinhaus)

Dingolfing, Germany painted skulls in ossuary (Beinhaus)

Set within a theatrical display are some 60-plus painted skulls; the site is discussed in Chapter Four of the book. For some reason, whenever I mentioned going to Dingolfing to people in the United States, they either laughed or thought I was making up the name–apparently the name just sounds preposterous to the American ear.
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