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Larva Convivialis

Pictured here is a┬álarva convivialis, from Wellcome Images. A very rare example of memento mori, given almost as an equivalent to the modern party favor to attendees at a Roman feast or banquet. Although given out during what was most … Continue reading

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Funeral Biscuit Wrapper – Pitt Rivers Museum Artifact

The Pitt Rivers Museum houses Oxford University’s anthropology and archaeology collection. There are many death related objects in their collection including mourning jewelry and clothing, memorial items, funeral accessories and even a couple of food related items. In many parts … Continue reading

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