Cemeteries,Graveyards,Ossuaries,Oh My..

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Cemeteries,Graveyards,Ossuaries,Oh My..

Encapsulating the vastness of life lost. Ornate & well cared for,or abandoned & sadly abused.A place to explore the history,beauty & the mournful stories &/or exhibits..

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Latest Activity: Feb 9, 2023

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Why Some Gravestones Are Shaped Like Tortoises

Started by SunKat. Last reply by Carmen Elsa Irarragorri Wyland Nov 6, 2020. 1 Reply

They originated as ancient Chinese funerary markers.BY CLAIRE VOON…Continue

Remembering When Americans Picnicked in Cemeteries

Started by SunKat Nov 5, 2020. 0 Replies

For a time, eating and relaxing among the dead was a national pastime.BY JONATHAN KENDALL …Continue

The Bright Blue Graves of Safed Cemetery

Started by SunKat Jun 18, 2020. 0 Replies

 Kabbalah mystics lie beneath.BY GITIT GINAT JUNE 15, 2020  At a…Continue

Prayer to Hekate for the Dead

Started by Arachnifauna Mar 28, 2020. 0 Replies

MARCH 16, 2018 BY CYNDI BRANNENThe edge of Spring may seem like a rather peculiar time to write a…Continue

Here Lies E. Coli

Started by SunKat. Last reply by Mystic Wolf Jan 6, 2020. 3 Replies

There’s a bunch of gross stuff, besides human bodies, hiding under graveyards.BY SARAH LASKOW OCTOBER 22, 2018   In the central cemetery of Marau, a small city in southern…Continue

What Can a Linguist Learn From a Gravestone?

Started by SunKat Jan 6, 2019. 0 Replies

Plenty, it turns out.BY DAN NOSOWITZ OCTOBER 26, 2018  …Continue

Remembering When Americans Picnicked in Cemeteries

Started by SunKat. Last reply by SunKat Jan 6, 2019. 2 Replies

For a time, eating and relaxing among the dead was a national pastime.BY JONATHAN KENDALL APRIL 20, 2018  …Continue

Adopted Warriors? Genetic Tests Reveal Unexpected Relationships in Medieval Graves

Started by Carmen Elsa Irarragorri Wyland Sep 10, 2018. 0 Replies

By Laura Geggel, Senior Writer | September 6, 2018 06:58am ETExcavated remains from the seventh-century medieval graveyard in the city of Niederstotzingen, in southern Germany.Credit: Landesamt für Denkmalpflege im RP StuttgartA dozen lavish…Continue

In Search of Cemeteries Alive With Beauty, Art, and History

Started by SunKat May 15, 2018. 0 Replies

These resting places celebrate life.BY ANIKA BURGESS SEPTEMBER 15, 2017  …Continue

Dargavs Village: City of the Dead

Started by SunKat. Last reply by SunKat Nov 6, 2017. 2 Replies

DARGAVS, RUSSIAThis ancient village and its adjoining cemetery have a beautiful history of death and remembrance. …Continue

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Comment by SunKat on December 9, 2020 at 2:12pm

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Pragfriedhof, Stuttgart, Germany

Comment by Arachnifauna on November 15, 2020 at 8:10pm

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/you-cant-walk-around-londons...

https://public-media.si-cdn.com/filer/da/b3/dab374b5-123f-4d8d-80e8..." alt="Grave of George Eliot on Highgate Cemetery"/>

Comment by SunKat on November 11, 2020 at 10:20am

Comment by SunKat on November 11, 2020 at 10:19am

A graveyard sank in Camiguin during the 1971 earthquake - it's completely overgrown with corals now, this cross was sank later to commemorate the site.

Comment by Arachnifauna on June 26, 2020 at 11:55am

Old headstones on a misty day…..IrelandOld headstones on a misty day…..Ireland

Comment by Arachnifauna on May 20, 2020 at 7:10pm

I honestly don't remember..sorry 

Comment by SunKat on May 8, 2020 at 11:55am

It is!  Is that Norse?

Comment by Patricia Fross on May 7, 2020 at 4:35pm

Cool pic

Comment by Arachnifauna on May 7, 2020 at 4:27pm

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