If Santa did not make it to your house this year, maybe this why…
A collection of safety pins from a doctor’s cabinet of objects caught in patients’ windpipes.
Dr. John Osborn made a pair of human skin shoes from the remains of hanged train robber Big Nose George for his inauguration as governor of Wyoming.
The mummified conjoined remains of…something….
The alchemical symbol of apotheosis, the transformation of man into god, is traditionally represented by an image of a hand with other symbols, including skulls, crowns, stars, fish, keys, lanterns, astrological symbols and the all-seeing eye.
The Hand of the Mysteries goes by many other names, including the Hand of the Master Mason, Hand of the Philosopher, and the Emblematic Hand of Mysteries.
It is said that the hand holds the keys to divinity, and is used as an invitation to discover the “great secrets.”