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1891: Funeral

Henri Rivière: Funeral Under Umbrellas (1891)

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1918: All Things Die, But All Will Be Resurrected

Detail from Léon Frédéric’ seven-panel work All Things Die, But All Will Be Resurrected through God’s Love (1893-1918). Here is the whole thing:

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1936: Untitled

Amy Nimr: Untitled (1936)

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6th Century BC: Mouthpiece

This silver-gilt mouthpiece comes from Cyprus and dates from the late 5th or 6th century BC. It would have been placed on the the mouth of a dead body as part of the burial process.

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2001: Nothing But Black Space

In a 2001 study, Tim and Virginia Kasser analyzed the dreams of people who had been assessed as either highly materialistic or non-materialistic. They asked the participants to share “the two most meaningful, memorable, or powerful dreams they remembered in … Continue reading

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1936: Then It Will Be Over

Here we are, alone again. It’s all so slow, so heavy, so sad … I’ll be old soon. Then at last it will be over. So many people have come into my room. They’ve talked. They haven’t said much. They’ve … Continue reading

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1188: Two Islands

There is a lake in the north of Munster which contains two islands, one rather large and the other rather small. The larger has a church venerated from the earliest times. The smaller has a chapel cared for most devotedly … Continue reading

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