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Memento Mori

(A). Something to put us in mind of the shortness and uncertainty of life.

“I make as good use of it [Bardolph's face] as many a man doth of a death's head or a memento mori.” —Shakespeare: Henry IV., iii. 3.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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