Tag: bones

Augusta Perusia

The blood is dripping little by little along the stepping stones, and I am frightened to feel that I am dreamed, in the wind, by the impassive shine of the highest mountains – Salvador Espriu –

The elegance of Relics

The collection contained also most interesting relics. There were robes, jewels, swords of honor, and every kind of “testimonials of esteem” ; a king’s skull fashioned into a wine cup […] embalmed ears of several of the family’s most renowned enemies […] mementoes and souvenirs precious beyond the appraisals of imagination. – Ambrose Bierce – […]

Dust & Bones

19th century architecture, Art Nouveau iron-works, squeaky wooden floors, dusty window-cases and hand-written labels … The Paleontology & Compared Anatomy Galleries of the Natural History Museum is one of these “out of time” places that make you time-travel …

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