Now here is a real-life set of the Pirates of the Caribbean. The Sedlec Ossuary in the Czech Republic is a heart-wrenching sight. It holds the remains of about 40,000-70,000 people who died of the plague in 1318 during the Hussite wars in the 15th cent.
Famously known as the ‘Skull Church’ is a macabre building that contains dismembered bodies that have been reconstructed into decorative items like a bone chandelier and chalices made of human remains. There is also a family crest made of bones.
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The remains of 40,000 to 70,000 people who died in the plague in 1318 have een contained to create a spine-tingling Ossuary.
It is situated under the Cemetary Church of All Saints. It has skull buntings carefully draped between beams and two huge chalices, four baroque candelabras, six pyramids and candleholders – all made with bone.
The centerpiece is made of every bone in the body including the arms, vertebrae and ofcourse, the skull.
The horrific designs represents the seven headed beast mentioned in the Book of Revelations in the Bible.