The Anatomical Machines of the Prince of Sansevero


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Sansevero’s anatomical machines have gradually become the protagonists of legends according to which the models were the outcome of an operation of human vivisection in which a woman and a man were killed through the injection of embalming substances in their blood vessels. Due to lack of written documentation on the early history of the anatomical machines, controversy about how they were actually made continues.

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  • Sunday, 28th June, 2009 - 1:47 am | Permalink

    wow whoa

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