Carcossa is a fictional city in the Ambrose Bierce short story "An Inhabitant of Carcosa" (1891).

The city was later used more extensively in Robert W. Chambers' book of horror short stories published in 1895 entitled The King in Yellow.

In Chambers' stories, and within the apocryphal play (also titled The King in Yellow) which is mentioned several times within them, the city is a mysterious, ancient, and possibly cursed place. The most precise description of its location given is that it said to be located on the shores of Lake Hali in the Hyades.

(Source: Wikipedia)

Satan präsentiert den Kindern seine Stadt (Satan presenting his city to the children) Satan präsentiert den Kindern seine Stadt (Satan presenting his city to the children) Ein schauriger Fund (A terrible discovery) Straßenszene (Street Scene) Himmelfahrt Große Mutter (Great Mother) Akt mit Nilpferd (Nude with hippopotamus) Tierquälerin (Animal abuser) Straßenszene (Street Scene) Prozession (Procession) Großes Tier (Great Beast) Karawane Titan Schulausflug (School excursion) Ein alter Garten (Old garden) Schlafwandlerin (Sleepwalker) Götzendienst (Idolatry) Reiterin (Rider) Lot präsentiert seine Töchter Lemurenfest Babylon Lot presenting his daughters to the citizens of Sodom Lot presenting his daughters to the citizens of Sodom Arachne Familienbildnis (Family picture) Seiltanz Im Schacht Leng I Babylon überreicht den Schlüssel zum Abgrund an die Könige der Welt Babylon überreicht den Schlüssel zum Abgrund an die Könige der Welt Babylon überreicht den Schlüssel zum Abgrund an die Könige der Welt Der Vogelmarkt (The Birdmarket) Feeding the King
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