Death Mask of Dante, - Italian poet during the Middle Ages
“Scholars of medieval allegory,” Langdon continued, “generally divide their analyses into two categories—‘text’ and ‘image’ … text being the literal content of the work, and image being the symbolic message.
Masks are one of the few things on the earth that connect all of humanity throughout time. We have created masks since our very beginnings in order to disguise, protect, or entertain.
The eerie masks that preserve history and breathe life into the dead
******** Death mask of 'Ishi' the last survivor of a small band of Yahi who escaped from a massacre of their people in Regarded as the last 'pre-historic' Native American 'Ishi' was found in 1911 and was studied by anthropologists until his death in