Memento mori

Still Life With a Skull.  Philippe de Champaigne Vanitas, 1671.  Three essentials of existence: life, death and time.

Memento Mori Art

Still Life With a Skull. Philippe de Champaigne Vanitas, 1671. Three essentials of existence: life, death and time.

Memento Mori pendant, 16th Century France  http://www.alaintruong.com/archives/2013/08/05/27786140.html

Memento Mori pendant, 16th Century France http://www.alaintruong.com/archives/2013/08/05/27786140.html

My next tattoo this phrase MEMENTO MORI - Latin 'remember that you will die', is an artistic or symbolic reminder of the inevitability of death.

My next tattoo this phrase MEMENTO MORI - Latin 'remember that you will die', is an artistic or symbolic reminder of the inevitability of death.

*memento.mori*-the phrase possibly originated in ancient Rome: A general parading through the streets during a victory triumph, had following behind him a slave, tasked with reminding him that, victory is fleeting - conveying this with the warning, "Memento mori" ...or... "Respice post te! Hominem te esse memento! Memento mori!": "Look behind you! Remember that you are but a man! Remember that you'll die!"[Tertullian/Apologeticus]

*memento.mori*-the phrase possibly originated in ancient Rome: A general parading through the streets during a victory triumph, had following behind him a slave, tasked with reminding him that, victory is fleeting - conveying this with the warning, "Memento mori" ...or... "Respice post te! Hominem te esse memento! Memento mori!": "Look behind you! Remember that you are but a man! Remember that you'll die!"[Tertullian/Apologeticus]

Bordados De Flores, O Ginásio, Macabro, Memento Mori, Clubes Do Livro, Esqueletos, Houston, Bordado, On Tumblr

"Transi de René de Chalons" by Ligier Richier, in the church of Saint Etienne in Bar-le-Duc, France.

"Transi de René de Chalons" by Ligier Richier, in the church of Saint Etienne in Bar-le-Duc, France.

Rococo Memento Mori Skull Band-  Fabulous Memento Mori gold and black enamel scrolled Rococo band dated 1745. The enamelled scrolls read: Mary Mount Ob 26 June 1745 aet 59 and the front scrolls are decorated with a skull, crossbones and a gravedigger's pick and shovel.

Rococo Memento Mori Skull Band- Fabulous Memento Mori gold and black enamel scrolled Rococo band dated 1745. The enamelled scrolls read: Mary Mount Ob 26 June 1745 aet 59 and the front scrolls are decorated with a skull, crossbones and a gravedigger's pick and shovel.

Antique Memento Mori Vanitas Skull Carved w Gilded Crown Cabinet of Curiosites | eBay

Antique Memento Mori Vanitas Skull Carved w/ Gilded Crown Cabinet of Curiosites

Antique Memento Mori Vanitas Skull Carved w Gilded Crown Cabinet of Curiosites | eBay

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