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November 8, 2019 01:45 pm PST

Tomb of a man doomed to spend an eternity with frogs eating his face

Has this made it into a Hellboy comic yet? The effigy of Francois I de la Sarra (died 1363), can be found in the Chapel of Sainte-Antoine at La Sarraz, Vaud, Switzerland:

The chapel, dedicated to Saint Antoine, founded by Francis I of La Sarraz, was built by his son Aymon III between 1360 and 1372 as the first urban chapel. It is classified as a historical monument. It is a Protestant temple located on the territory of the Vaud municipality of La Sarraz.

It's not just frogs covering his body:

(Via Helen McClory.) Read the rest


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