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What does MM stand for?

MM stands for Memento Mori (Latin: Remember Death, epigraphy)


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The term memento mori came to represent paintings or sculptures, usually involving skulls and bones, often found on tombs in the Middle Ages--a reminder to visitors to consider the sure arrival of death.
Dianne, 55, who runs a wedding dress shop in Ashington, Northumberland, started her research after a relative handed her a memento mori card for a boy called James Walter Robert Webber who died aged seven in 1888.
It was based on the story Memento Mori by Jonathan Nolan, and directed by his brother Christopher.
You wouldn't necessarily know that the second piece, Memento Mori, is inspired by Hans Holbein's woodcuts of The Dance of Death, but it is clear that a macabre figure is pursuing a beautiful young woman.