Headstones

Upright stones placed at the head of graves, that is, over the head of the interred body, generally the site of an inscription noting the name and life and death dates of the deceased.

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Refers to the upright stones placed at the head of graves, that is, over the head of the interred body, generally the site of an inscription noting the name and life and death dates of the deceased.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300266769. The J. Paul Getty Trust.