Memento Mori on base - Skull carved in deer antlers

Memento Mori on base - Skull carved in deer antlers

Memento Mori: Latin locution meaning "Remember that you will die"

In order to remind proud and power-hungry men of their common fatal fate: the death.

During the triumph of a Roman general, the slave on the chariot holding the laurel wreath above his head said the famous phrase reminding him of his mere mortal condition: "Memento mori". To remind him to keep his feet on the ground... Another variant: Hominem te esse: You too are only a man.

Material: Deer antlers

Height approx. 7.5cm

Diameter of the blackened and turned wooden base: 3.7cm Height of the base: 4.5cm

65,00 €

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