As early as we can tell in human history, people have been denoted the final resting place of loved ones with markers. From ornate pyramids to the simplest family plots, symbolism in the art has become a hallmark of cemeteries.

Atlas Obscura put together a fantastic infographic on some of the common images seen on gravestones.

Graveyard Cemetery

Below are a few images of my favorites in Edinburgh.

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From Old Calton Cemetery, Edinburgh
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From Old Calton Cemetery, Edinburgh
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From Old Calton Cemetery, Edinburgh

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