Footstones

Upright stones placed at the foot of graves, that is, over the feet of the interred body, generally shorter in height than the headstone.

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32838
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footstones
footstone
foot-stones

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Refers to the upright stones placed at the foot of graves, that is, over the feet of the interred body, generally shorter in height than the headstone.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300266770. The J. Paul Getty Trust.