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Cemetery of the Week #19: The Paris Municipal Ossuary

Catacombes de Paris/Paris Municipal Ossuary 1 Avenue du Colonel Henri Rol-Tanguy 75014 Paris, France Telephone: 01 43 22 47 63 Established: 1780s Size: About a mile of tunnels is open to viewing Number of skeletons: Approximately six million Open: 10 … Continue reading

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Everything you wanted to know about Skulls and Skeletons

Skulls and Skeletons: Human Bone Collections and Accumulations by Christine Quigley My rating: 5 of 5 stars I was waiting for someone to pull all this information together into one place! Quigley’s introductory chapter collects all the statistics about the … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #15: The Capuchin Catacomb of Rome

The Capuchin Catacomb of Rome Chiesa di Santa Maria della Concezione dei Cappuccini Via Vittorio Veneto, 27 Rome, Italy 00187 Telephone: 06/4871185 Decorations completed: 1764 Number of skeletons used to decorate the chapels: 4000 Size: 6 small rooms Open: 9-noon, … Continue reading

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