Thursday, March 28, 2019

Evora Portugal: Chapel of Bones

In Evora, Portugal, we visited the Franciscan Chapel of the Bones. The Franciscans used bones buried outside church grounds to create this meditation chapel. It's a room around 60 by 40 feet with skulls and other bones arranged into a pattern. There is a sign that translates: 
"We bones that here are, for yours await”.

In Lima Peru, we had seen a crypt with human bones at the Franciscan monastery.

#travel #Evora #portugal #tourism ossuary 

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