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headstone

The principal stone in a foundation, as the cornerstone of a building or the keystone of an arch.
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Having tomb stone qualities, these vessels serve as markers which will live on into the future without us.
1:51 p.m.: Old Common Road, property lost or stolen, someone took a tomb stone from the cemetery, under investigation.
Romans paid emotional tributes to their deceased dogs which were engraved in their tomb stones. They grieved when their animals died, praising posthumously their courage and valor to protect their owners from danger.
The dead sea creatures are identified by tomb stones neatly arranged in the cemetery.
NINE tomb stones were destroyed at the Ayios Georgios Kontos cemetery in Larnaca on Tuesday when trees cut from the strong winds fell on them causing around e1/430,000 of damage.
Not only will it cause irreversible loss of historical value, but also it is disrespectful to the people buried under those tomb stones. Why would you be bothered what religious beliefs they followed while still alive some 3,000 years ago?