Ossuaries & Charnels

Lima, Peru ossuary (osario) at the Monastery of San Francisco

Lima, Peru ossuary (osario) at the Monastery of San Francisco

Lima, Peru ossuary (osario) at the Monastery of San Francisco

Mentioned in the last chapter of the book, among the ossuaries reconstructed in modern times. I came milliseconds from losing a very expensive camera into this vat of bones–as it tumbled from the ledge, my cab driver, Carlos, managed to stick out his hand and catch it by the strap.
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