Ivory model of a human skeleton, suspended in a case with opening door at the front, possibly 18th century
Memento mori statues were used to remind people of the shortness of human life and the uselessness of material luxuries. This ivory model of a skeleton is suspended in its case. The door can be opened to reveal the skeleton.
- Anatomy & Pathology
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- animal remains
- Loan: Wellcome Trust
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