Memento Mori in Wood - Articulated skull in wood and bone

Memento Mori in Wood - Articulated skull in wood and bone

To remind proud and power-hungry men of their common fatal destiny: death.

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


Material: Wood and teeth are bone. The wood has been varnished.

Articulated skull, beautiful wood vein. Skull sutures are present.

Height 9.5cm by 6cm wide.

219,00 €

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