Vehmic Court Oath Skull
Skull with magic quader 16/17th century Sator Opera Tenet
17th Century Skull Ring
Barthel Beham (German, ca. 1502–1540). Dead Child with Four Skulls, mid 17th century. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1932 (32.65.16)
Netsuke of Skeleton Astride a Skull, 19th century. Japanese.
16th century German.
16th century - backgammon alternatives :D
"Hobo Nickel"; also known as a "Skull Nickel"; The carving of nickels goes back to the 18th Century, but became more visible in the 20th Century.
Plague panel with the triumph of death. "Panels of this kind were placed on the walls of houses to warn against the plague [in the 17th century]. Deutsches Historisches Museum Berlin.
Skulls & anatomical curiosities
Lyre, 19th century. Medium: human skull, antelope horn, skin, gut, hair. This is at the Met...who used it? Terrifying