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A winged death’s head (symbol of death and resurrection) spotted on a gravestone in Fordwich, Kent. (Photo: Clare Gibson)
Death attacks! The Nightingale monument at Westminster Abbey. (Seeing Symbols)
This photo of Rosalia Lombardo was taken in 1984. Why is that interesting? She was the last person buried in the catacombs of the Capuchin Monastery 64 years before this photo was taken, in 1920.
Monument-grave in memory of 2 victims of the earthquake at Messina (Sicily) on 28th day of December, 1908. This mother and daughter lay sleeping together when the earth began to quiver..
The gravestone of Johan-Richard Schram (1834-1898), in Chiswick Old Cemetery; a combination of Viking runestone and Christian memorial symbols. (Seeing Symbols)
Cemetery image in Nong Khai in Northeast Thailand. (Photo by Peter Kelly Studios) shadesandshadows....
St Alfege Church Crypt, Mr John Cattarns, 1801, Inside the crypt at St Alfege church in Greenwich
Dorothy Dodridge and Her Skull: Exeter Cathedral
Kanuni Sultan Süleyman's tomb
helpful graphic to understand what tombstone symbols represent. Credit: www.atlasobscura....
Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington DC, by B. Ketcham, via Flickr