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Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Concord, Massachusetts

Terms Associated with Cemeteries and Memorials

altar tomb – A solid, rectangular, raised tomb or grave marker resembling ceremonial altars of classical antiquity and Judeo-Christian ritual.  ashes – the cremated remains of a body after cremation, mostly dry calcium phosphates with some various minor minerals such as salts of sodium and potassium, or more simply, bone matter. bevel marker – A …

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