Czechs clean thousands of human bones in ossuary renovation

A restoration expert walks through the Sedlec Ossuary in Kutna Hora, Czech Republic, February 14, 2019. REUTERS/David W Cerny

PRAGUE (Reuters) – Restoration experts in the Czech Republic have been set an unusual task – to dismantle four towering pyramids made up of centuries-old bones from more than 40,000 human bodies, clean them up and then reconstruct them as before. The restoration project, expected to last two years, is aimed at preserving the bones, […]

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