And yet, believing this with absolute conviction, they somehow lacked the nerve to rush the frail wraith of a man with the white skin and escape from the charnel house
by the whale-boats.
For the odors of these ghastly charnel houses
there may be words in Lithuanian, but there are none in English.
The centre piece is The Charnel House
1944-45, Picasso's most explicitly political painting since Guernica 1937.
Donald Ortner and Bruno Frohlich provide a model and set a new standard for ancient Near Eastern bioarchaeological or osteoarchaeological research and publication with this volume on the shaft tombs and Charnel House
burials excavated in 1977, 1979, and 1981 from EBA 1 Bab edh-Dhra', Jordan.
Here the historic trail in the hills above the town takes in the imposing Church of St Anthony, built on the Italian Charnel House
, which contains the remains of 7,014 Italian soldiers who perished in the fighting in the Upper Soca Valley.
did I hear him call out to God or was it a curse to the fates that imprisoned him in a charnel house
for the barely living?
Ortner and Frohlich (both anthropologists, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institute) write about the history of the excavations, the ecological and social context of the EB I people, and the methods of recovery and research; a varied cast of contributors follow with chapters on the cultural artifacts of the EB I tombs, the funerary traditions, the shaft tombs and charnel house
excavated in 1977, the tombs excavated in 1979 and 1981, the osteology and paleodemography of the EB IA people, the paleopathology of the EB IA and IB people, a dental analysis of the human remains, and a summary of findings and conclusions.
Angular displays thrust purposefully out of the charnel house
gloom as if to emphasise the seriousness and muscularity of the creative enterprise.
At the ceremony attended by some 600 guests including Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and families of the war dead, the remains of 973 unknowns including those recovered by government missions from Russia were newly put into the cemetery's charnel house
The result of such thinking is writ large across the history of the 20th century, in particular the history of Europe--turned twice in one generation into a charnel house
of human bone and ash by secular political ideologies.
We all know that the scourge of Aids is reducing great swathes of Africa to little more than a charnel house
Either side, galleries lead us through the entire genesis of Guernica, punctuated by images as devastating as Picasso's Charnel House