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In this photo taken Tuesday, May 29, 2012, A prayer book titled, "Denise Poncher before a Vision of Death," Paris, about 1500, depicts the owner Denise Poncher kneeling with her prayer book before Death, a terrifying skeleton covered with rotting flesh and holding numerous sickles.  is displayed at the "Heaven, Hell and Dying Well: Images of Death in the Middle Ages" exhibit at The Getty Museum in Los Angeles. The exhibition goes back to the 15th century to unearth some of the mankind's earliest, most colorful images of life's final chapter. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

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