Pictures Of Skeletons

Pictures Of Skeletons


This is a post that is filled with many cool pictures of skeletons from a variety of sources. We have gathered some images of not just humans, but also animal skeletons. We have included some very fascinating history, amazing GIF files, impressive skeleton art, and much more. Each of the images will include a brief description. We will first start off will our large collection of human skeletons.

For a bunch of awesome skull images, visit our post called Pictures Of Skulls.

Human Skeletons

The Last Judgment Fresco By Michelangelo

The Last Judgment fresco by MichelangeloThe Last Judgement is a fresco (by Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni) completed on the altar wall of the Sistine Chapel (the official residence of the Pope, located in Vatican City). It is a depiction of the Second Coming of Christ and the last judgment by God. The project took a total of 4 years to complete (between 1536 and 1541). Between 1980 and 1994, the fresco was restored.

The Work Of Dutch Painter Leonaert Bramer

the work of Dutch painter Leonaert BramerHomo Neanderthalensis Located At The Natural History Museum Of Vienna

Homo Neanderthalensis

Relic Of St. Hilary At A Church Located In Germany

The “Sozopol Vampire” Skeleton

The image above shows a skeleton that was found pierced through the chest with a ploughshare (or plowshare) . It was found in the Bulgarian Black Sea town of Sozopol. It is believed to be a man from the 13th or 14th century. Shortly after the amazing find, he became known as the “Sozopol vampire” skeleton. This is one of two skeletons found with iron rods pierced through the chest.

The man who roamed the Earth during the Middle Ages, was once thought to be a real vampire. He was pierced to his grave to prevent him from leaving at midnight and terrorizing the living.

A Burial At Varna Necropolis

Varna Necropolis burial site

Or de Varna – Nécropole” by Yelkrokoyade is licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0

Varna Necropolis is a burial site in Varna, Bulgaria. It was accidentally discovered by an excavator operator named Raycho Marinov. The archaeological site contains some of the world’s oldest gold jewelry (some dating from 4,600 BC to 4,200 BC). So far, a total of 294 graves have been found.

Skeleton In A Torture Rack

Asam Church In Munich, Southern Germany

gold skeleton at Asam Church

Asamkirche” by Steve Collis is licensed under CC BY 2.0

An Item At The Ambras Castle Located In Innsbruck, Austria

item at the Ambras Castle

Skeleton Located At Casa de las Ciencias In A Coruña, Spain

 A Sand Sculpture From The International Sand Sculpture Festival

sand sculpture

FIESA 7 Anatomy” by RHaworth is licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0

Flying Skeleton In Hell

A 3D Female Skeleton With Body Shape In Three Views

Skeleton Warrior

skeleton warrior

Skeleton warrior” by Carioca is licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0

Head Of A Skeleton With A Burning Cigarette: A Painting By Artist Vincent van Gogh

head of a skeleton with a burning cigaretteSkeleton Graffiti

Skeletal Decorations For Day of the Dead

A calaca is a figure that is usually the skull or skeleton of a human. They are commonly used decorations for the Mexican Day of the Dead celebration (calacas are manufactured all year long).

Skeleton Costumes

creepy skeleton costume

The Grim Reaper 

The Grim Reaper

Wassenberg – Spectaculum 2011” by Frank Vincentz is licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0

Skeletor And He-Man

Skeletor And He-Man

Skeletor and He-Man” by 5of7 is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0

A Skeleton On George Bush

a skeleton on George Bush

NOMG07SkeletonBushOil1” by Infrogmation is licensed under CC BY 2.0

Purple Mask

purple mask

KdV2007PurpleMask” by Becky Houtman is licensed under CC BY 2.0

Skeletons At The Le Krewe d’Etat Parade In New Orleans

Dog Skeleton Costume

dog skeleton

Skeletal” by istolethetv is licensed under CC BY 2.0

Animal Skeletons

animal skeletonsMammoth


Mammouth de Choulans” by El pitareio is licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0

Sunda Flying Lemur

Sunda Flying LemurVictim Of A Leopard Attack

leopard killGreat Dane And Chihuahua Skeletons At The Museum Of Osteology

Great Dane and chihuahua skeletonsSmall Primate At The American Museum of Natural History

Bornean Orangutan Skeleton At The Finnish Museum of Natural History

Bornean orangutanCat Skeleton At Moscow State University

cat skeletonCyprinus Carpio Skeleton At National Museum of Natural History, In Washington, DC

Cyprinus Carpio skeletonA Mummified Seahorse

Thank you for viewing our large collection of awesome human and animal skeleton images. With Halloween just weeks away, we couldn’t think of a better time to create this post, than now. With so many different skeletons here, you may have gotten some new ideas for your next Halloween costume, or haunted house decorations. We hope you enjoyed viewing our pictures of skeletons.