Ossuaries & Charnels

Oppenheim, Germany bone room (Beinhaus) at St. Katharine’s (detail)

Oppenheim, Germany bone room (Beinhaus) at St. Katharine’s (detail)

Oppenheim, Germany bone room (Beinhaus) at St. Katharine’s (detail)

Drum scan of a medium format negative, detail of one of the skulls in the wall of St. Katharine’s Beinhaus. The bones there are noted in a few places in the book. Graffiti is present on many of them, as are rub marks on the foreheads.
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