Graveyard Shift

10 Objects From History Made From Human Skin

Throughout history, human skin has been used for a number of purposes, ranging from the spiritual to the macabre to the criminal. For instance, ancient artifacts made from human skin typically have some sort of practical or religious purpose; however, more recent uses of human skin act as reminders of some of the darkest and most appalling moments in history.

Although some of these objects are disturbing to learn about, they ultimately demonstrate how humans have both evolved and regressed over time, and why it's essential not to forget the worst moments in our collective history.

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