The death mask of Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots. Mary was the great granddaughter of Henry VII, great niece of Henry VIII and cousin to Elizabeth I and Mary Tudor. This favors her tomb more than the death mask.
Cobra Skeleton, Prepared to Strike I probably posted this from its original source (Owens Anatomy of Vertebrates) at one point, but snake skeletons are just too cool. Snakes: Curiosities and Wonders of Serpent Life. Catherine C.
century woodcut illustration depicting a skull, a snake and an hourglass. The snake has a crucifix in its head. This illustration was first published in De methodo medendi liber unus by Andreas Planer, printed as Basle in