The exact creation date of this figure is unknown, as is the maker.
“Look closely at this wooden corpse in a coffin and you will notice worms coming out of the body’s stomach. ‘Memento Mori’ statues were used to remind people of the transience of life and material luxury.” – Image Description.
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