Skull of a 14 year-old girl believed to be a victim of cannibalism at the Jamestown colony in the winter of 1609. Butchery marks can be seen on forehead. 1609 [1200×1565]

Skull of a 14 year-old girl believed to be a victim of cannibalism at the Jamestown colony in the winter of 1609. Butchery marks can be seen on forehead. 1609 [1200×1565]

A vanitas tableau in wax, with one side resembling Queen Elizabeth I and the other, a skull swarming with insects and reptiles (18th century)[640×848]

A vanitas tableau in wax, with one side resembling Queen Elizabeth I and the other, a skull swarming with insects and reptiles (18th century)[640×848]

Eduardo Paolozzi – P03052 B. Left: Skull of a Test Dummy. Right: Proton-Synchron Electrophysical Laboratory: Vacuum Pumps to the Electromagnet, 1971 [1536×924]

Eduardo Paolozzi – P03052 B. Left: Skull of a Test Dummy. Right: Proton-Synchron Electrophysical Laboratory: Vacuum Pumps to the Electromagnet, 1971 [1536×924]

Medieval Skull Clasp, made in 1500, it was designed for the road: it concerns a portable Book of Hours that was carried around by a pilgrim on religious pilgrimage. The clasp holds the book closed, which is decorated with a skull carved out of bone

Medieval Skull Clasp, made in 1500, it was designed for the road: it concerns a portable Book of Hours that was carried around by a pilgrim on religious pilgrimage. The clasp holds the book closed, which is decorated with a… Continue Reading