Leonardo da Vinci (Vinci 1452-Amboise 1519) - Recto: The bones of the arm and leg. Verso: The surface anatomy of the shoulder

Leonardo da Vinci (Vinci 1452-Amboise 1519) - Recto: The bones of the arm and leg. Verso: The surface anatomy of the shoulder

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The bones of the foot, and the shoulder. Leonardo da Vinci (Vinci 1452-Amboise 1519)    #TuscanyAgriturismoGiratola

The bones of the foot, and the shoulder. Leonardo da Vinci (Vinci 1452-Amboise 1519) #TuscanyAgriturismoGiratola

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In archery, it is important to keep your shoulders in line. In picture A, the individual would have a difficult time aiming because they are using their muscles to hold the bow. I realize that you use muscles to hold the bow, but in picture B, the individual is using the bones in their arm to hold the pressure of the bow, allowing for a steadier aim.

In archery, it is important to keep your shoulders in line. In picture A, the individual would have a difficult time aiming because they are using their muscles to hold the bow. I realize that you use muscles to hold the bow, but in picture B, the individual is using the bones in their arm to hold the pressure of the bow, allowing for a steadier aim.

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Radius (radial bone) - The shorter of the two long bones of the forearm, extending from the elbow to the wrist; it is the bone on the thumb side of the arm.

Radius (radial bone) - The shorter of the two long bones of the forearm, extending from the elbow to the wrist; it is the bone on the thumb side of the arm.

This container for the precious remains of a saint adopts the form of the relics it likely once held—fragments of a saint’s arm. When the reliquary was set on an altar, the sacred bones could be perceived in the two windows, once covered with crystal, which are cut into the silver

This container for the precious remains of a saint adopts the form of the relics it likely once held—fragments of a saint’s arm. When the reliquary was set on an altar, the sacred bones could be perceived in the two windows, once covered with crystal, which are cut into the silver

I hold my hand up in the darkened room, spread the fingers wide. Skin, blood, bone ... or stardust? How could there not be magic and hope and miracles in the world, if all of us were made of stars?

I hold my hand up in the darkened room, spread the fingers wide. Skin, blood, bone ... or stardust? How could there not be magic and hope and miracles in the world, if all of us were made of stars?

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This container for the precious remains of a saint adopts the form of the relics it likely once held—fragments of a saint’s arm. When the reliquary was set on an altar, the sacred bones could be perceived in the two windows, once covered with crystal, which are cut into the silver

This container for the precious remains of a saint adopts the form of the relics it likely once held—fragments of a saint’s arm. When the reliquary was set on an altar, the sacred bones could be perceived in the two windows, once covered with crystal, which are cut into the silver

This container for the precious remains of a saint adopts the form of the relics it likely once held—fragments of a saint’s arm. When the reliquary was set on an altar, the sacred bones could be perceived in the two windows, once covered with crystal, which are cut into the silver

This container for the precious remains of a saint adopts the form of the relics it likely once held—fragments of a saint’s arm. When the reliquary was set on an altar, the sacred bones could be perceived in the two windows, once covered with crystal, which are cut into the silver

This container for the precious remains of a saint adopts the form of the relics it likely once held—fragments of a saint’s arm. When the reliquary was set on an altar, the sacred bones could be perceived in the two windows, once covered with crystal, which are cut into the silver

This container for the precious remains of a saint adopts the form of the relics it likely once held—fragments of a saint’s arm. When the reliquary was set on an altar, the sacred bones could be perceived in the two windows, once covered with crystal, which are cut into the silver

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