The Art of Macabre DUCEBALL

Something dealing with the sick,the odd,gruesome,eerie,dark

sedlec ossuary

In Europe the plague (being the black plague) caused the death of many people,and many people went to the sedlec ossuary before their death.In a little amount of time and a lot of people were buried in sedlec,and thus came the idea to of creating a ossuary.

In 1870,a local woodcarver,Frantisek Rindt is given the task of decorating the chaple with bones.Amazing results speak for themselves. 40,000 human bodies are now arranged and the place is now populalry known as the Church of Bones.

In the fifteenth century a Gothic church is built near the cemetery and its basement is used as an ossuary. The bones stayed there for centuries till 1870 when a woodcarver named Frantisek Rint

These 40,000 dead people wished to be buried in a holy place

DOLL ISLAND (ISLA DE LAS MUNECAS)

Barrera began to hear whispers, footsteps and the anguished wails of a woman in the darkness even though his hut - hidden deep inside the woods of Xochimilco - was miles away from civilization.

Barrera lived a hermit's life in those woods until 2001 when his nephew found him dead - drowned in the same canal where he found the floating doll.

His family now run the area as tourist attraction where visitors hang other dolls and claim to hear them whispering

Even today - 14 years after his own mysterious death in those woods - visitors say they hear whispers in the night and feel the dolls' eyes following them through the trees.

fire mummies(Kabayan Mummies,Benguet Mummies, or Ibaloi Mummies)

The Fire Mummies of the Philippines, also known as the Kabayan Mummies, Benguet Mummies, or Ibaloi Mummies

group of mummies found along the mountain slopes of Kabayan, a town in the northern part of the Philippines.

Scientists believe these mummies were first created sometime by the Ibaloi tribe between 1200 and 1500 CE.

the process by which they were made. Mummification began shortly before a person died, where they would ingest a very salty drink.

suicide forest(aokigahara forest

  1. Statistics on Aokigahara's suicide rates vary,in part because is so lush that some corpses can go undiscovered for years or might be forever lost.
  2. Self-inflicted death doesn't carry the same stigma in Japan as it does in others.
  3. Death by hanging is the most popular method of suicide among the sea of trees,the second is said to be poisoning,often by drug overdose.
  4. Some believe the ghosts-or Yurei-of those abandoned by ubasute and the mournful spirits of the suicidal linger in the woods. Folklore claims they are vengeful,dedicated to tormenting visitors and luring those that are sad and lost off the path.

the monkey's paw

  1. Fate rules our lives,that those who interfere with it do so to their own sorrow
  2. The first man had his three wishes.I don't know what the first two were,but the third was for death
  3. You hold it up and wish aloud-but I warn you of the consequences.It's a curse,not a blessing
  4. Heed my warning:If you must wish,at least wish for something sensible.

Credits:

Created with images by wesley peyton - "The Ridges - South Tower HDR" • The Hyper-Psych Art of Michael J Bowman - "The Future's So Bright... (aka Starving Artist Self-Portrait Post-Rapture Fallen Angel Vision No.3)" • xJason.Rogersx - "St Mary's church at Clophill" • JeepersMedia - "The Ronald McDonald Doll got VERY Scary as it got worn with Play! From Mike Mozart's Collection !" • Hunter-Desportes - "North Island, South Carolina (1977)" • AgencjaAIAC - "fire lighter the flame" • frankjuarez - "Baby mummy" • HASTYWORDS - "depression mental health sadness" • Papiertrümmer - "suicide" • Argus398 - "misty fog path" • Tim Green aka atoach - "EVIL" • LoggaWiggler - "hand gorilla monkey"

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