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.
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The Last Judgment Fresco By Michelangelo
The 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
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 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
An Item At The Ambras Castle Located In Innsbruck, Austria
Skeleton Located At Casa de las Ciencias In A Coruña, Spain
A Sand Sculpture From The International Sand Sculpture Festival
Flying Skeleton In Hell
A 3D Female Skeleton With Body Shape In Three Views
Head Of A Skeleton With A Burning Cigarette: A Painting By Artist Vincent van Gogh
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).
The Grim Reaper
Skeletor And He-Man
A Skeleton On George Bush
Skeletons At The Le Krewe d’Etat Parade In New Orleans
Dog Skeleton Costume
Sunda Flying Lemur
Bornean Orangutan Skeleton At The Finnish Museum of Natural History
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.