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Rest Ye Merry – Iconography of the Skull
Rest Ye Merry – iconography of the skull, a recurring motif in the classical iconography of many cultures, is definitely a most controversial one. If at first glance it may seem to express a negative value of Death, in folk traditions  of Tibet, Ladakh, India, South America (although in a more complex environment: suffice it to think of the Day of the Dead in Mexico), as well as in .

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