Depression era headstone of a 12-year-old boy. Made of concrete and embedded with some of his marbles.
Death & Gravestone Symbolism. Death is life's ending. Because everyone who is born eventually dies, it is the center of many traditions and organizations. Customs relating to death are a feature of every culture around the world. Part of those customs are symbols, which signify or try to make sense of the phenomena
Ekutna Cemetery, Anchorage, Alaska. Over 100 “Spirit Houses” occupy the cemetery, sheltering the spirits of the dead. The size of the house depicts the social status of the person buried there.