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17 October 2010

Author : maxime-buechi

Two human skeletons with a huge blood vasculature are the main attractions for the visitors in the San Severo Chapel (De Sanctis street,19- inside the ancient spanish quarter of Naples). Nowaday nobody knows the author of this anatomical masterpiece: the San Severo guardian keeps in his mind and reports an ancient tail about the alchemy done by Raimondo de Sangro, the San Severo building’s owner. Three century ago he injected some unknown substance in two persons died accidentally which petrified all their veins, arteries and capillaries as well as several organs.

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