"Carved from ivory, this model shows a human male face on one side and a skull crawling with worms on the other. A banner with an inscription runs around the man’s face. This type of model is thought to be a memento mori – literally a reminder of death and the shortness of life. The skull was the symbol of death from the 1500s onwards. Previously death was represented as a skeleton accompanied by a living victim."- the Science Museum website-I'm totally digging that site, so informative about neat things!!!
YEE HAW I got paid so that means I am driving to Temecula to see my friend Harold to hangout and relieve some stress this weekend. Allison I hope to see you and Jazmine on Monday. Ventura on Sunday. Maybe somebody out there will want to give me a job? I need a new one!
Fabulous object. Perfect.
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