The skeleton is sitting on a rock fondling a topless girl in a white skirt. She is a foreigner because that is where he came from. A desicated corpse wearing a hat, still clinging to life stands on a rock beside them about to grasp an eagle feather, while with his other hand he stems the flow of blood from his heart.
The Egyptian book of the dead speaks of balancing the human heart against the feather of an eagle. The misdeeds of the heart must not outweigh the eagle feather for a man to have eternal life. Behind them a couple dances themselves to nothing.