Archive for the ‘Skulls’ Category

A Rare Example of a True “Portrait” Headstone From the Mid-18th Century, Which Depicts the Physical Appearance of the Deceased (as Opposed to One Carved With a “Soul Effigy” Representing the Person’s Soul or Spirit), Discovered at Burial Hill in Plymouth, MA


A Bin Filled With Human Skulls For Sale at the Christmas Tree Shops in North Conway, NH

A Headstone From the Late 17th Century Found at the Cambridge Old Burying Ground Carved With Many of the Motifs Common on Grave Markers at the Time Including a Winged Skull, Crossbones, and an Hourglass

A Stylized Skull With Wings Seen on a Slate Gravestone From the Early 18th Century at Brookfield Cemetery in Brookfield, Massachusetts

The Rotting Cadaver of a Pirate Captain Sits on and Guards a Wooden Treasure Chest Near the Entrance of Buc’s Lagoon on Ocean Boulevard at Hampton Beach in New Hampshire

A “Winged Skull” Motif Found on an 18th Century Gravestone at Burial Hill in Plymouth, MA

Two Skulls (One of an Unidentified Animal, and the Other Humanoid and Made of Metal) Seen in the Storefront Window of A Clockwork Tattoo & Art Gallery on Main Street in Southbridge, MA