c.1500–1525: Rosary

‘Each bead represents the bust of a burgher or maiden on one side, and a skeleton on the other. The terminals show the head of a deceased man, with half the image eaten away from decay.’
Metropolitan Museum of Art

2 Responses

  1. Leigh Fellner

    Except it can’t be a rosary, because there are no Christian symbols at all on it, let alone any related to the Virgin Mary.


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