Memento mori showing a decomposing corpse, Europe, pre 1936

Made:
pre-1936 in Europe

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Wooden model of a stylised decomposing corpse, covered in maggots, in wooden coffin

This is a wooden model of a stylised decomposing corpse, covered in maggots, in a wooden coffin. The coffin can be opened to reveal the corpse.

Details

Category:
Anatomy & Pathology
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A642690
Measurements:
overall (closed): 66 mm x 226 mm x 74 mm, .138 kg
overall (open): 60 mm x 226 mm x 140 mm,
type:
memento mori and models
taxonomy: