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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.
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
Kanuni Sultan Süleyman's tomb
Dorothy Dodridge and Her Skull: Exeter Cathedral
Some Buddhas at the Shinyo-do cemetary. Are they below, standing? Close together.
helpful graphic to understand what tombstone symbols represent. Credit: www.atlasobscura....
Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington DC, by B. Ketcham, via Flickr
1798 Half Mourning. Heideloff's gallery of fashion