Achilles and Polyxena, sculpture by Pio Fedi (living with the statues of Florence, Ann Street Studios). What awes me about this work is the hands of Achilles and the indentations they make on Polyxena's skin. Fedi had a knack for the details.
Valentinus: “One of ten full articulated, jeweled skeletons in the town’s church, which is the largest intact collection in existence.” Photo by Paul Koudounaris, author of "Heavenly Bodies: Cult Treasures and Spectacular Saints from the Catacombs.
St Luciana arrived at the convent in Heiligkreuztal, Germany, in the mid-eighteenth century and was prepared for display by the nuns in Ennetach, from "Heavenly Bodies: Cult Treasures & Spectacular Saints from the Catacombs" by Paul Koudounaris