Skeletal Reliquaries & Mummies

Gutenzell, Germany martyr from the Roman Catacombs (Katakombenheilige)

Gutenzell, Germany martyr from the Roman Catacombs (Katakombenheilige)

Gutenzell, Germany martyr from the Roman Catacombs (Katakombenheilige)

The parish church in Gutenzell possess four exquisite full skeleton relics. These are, however, covered over with paintings of the martyrs in question for most of the year, and the paintings are only removed to reveal the skeletons at special times or for special holidays.
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