The Death Care ClipArt gallery offers 102 illustrations of cemeteries, caskets, and other items related to funerals and burial.

Also known as Absalom's Pillar. It is traditionally ascribed to Absalom, the unruly son of King David.

Absalom's Tomb

Also known as Absalom's Pillar. It is traditionally ascribed to Absalom, the unruly son of King David.

One, structural and pyramidal, is represented by many examples at Abydos, the most venerated of all the burial grounds of Egypt. All of these are built of brick, and are of moderate size and little artistic interest.

Tomb at Abydos

One, structural and pyramidal, is represented by many examples at Abydos, the most venerated of all…

"Sarcophagus of Alexander (So-called)" — Morey, 1903

Alexander

"Sarcophagus of Alexander (So-called)" — Morey, 1903

The Treasury of Atreus or Tomb of Agamemnon is an impressive "tholos" tomb at Mycenae, Greece (on the Panagitsa Hill) constructed around 1250 BCE. The lintel stone above the doorway weighs 120 tons. The tomb was used for an unknown period of time.

Treasury of Atreus

The Treasury of Atreus or Tomb of Agamemnon is an impressive "tholos" tomb at Mycenae, Greece (on the…

The Tomb of Atreus also known as the Treasury of Atreus is a tomb located in Mycenae, Greece built between 1250 and 1300 B.C. The face of the tomb consists of columns and has a triangle above the doorway. The tomb has an interior that is formed of a semi-underground circular room with a beehive tomb, also known as the tholos.

Tomb of Atreus

The Tomb of Atreus also known as the Treasury of Atreus is a tomb located in Mycenae, Greece built between…

Graves used by the ancient peoples of the tribes of Australia.

Australian Grave

Graves used by the ancient peoples of the tribes of Australia.

He is well known as an author and scholar, and his most famous work, Historia ecclesiastica gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History of the English People) gained him the title "The father of English history". Bede is regarded as a Doctor of the Church by the Roman Catholic Church, a position of theological significance; he is the only man from Great Britain to achieve this designation.

Bede's Tomb, Durham Cathedral

He is well known as an author and scholar, and his most famous work, Historia ecclesiastica gentis Anglorum…

Beni Hasan (also written as Bani Hasan, or also Beni-Hassan) is a village in Middle Egypt about 25 km south of al Minya, on the east bank of the Nile, with remarkable catacombs that have been excavated. During the Middle Kingdom, it was the center of the cult of Pakhet.

Tomb at Beni-Hassan

Beni Hasan (also written as Bani Hasan, or also Beni-Hassan) is a village in Middle Egypt about 25 km…

Beni Hasan (also written as Bani Hasan, or also Beni-Hassan) is a village in Middle Egypt about 25 km south of al Minya, on the east bank of the Nile, with remarkable catacombs that have been excavated. During the Middle Kingdom, it was the center of the cult of Pakhet.

Section and Half-Plan of a Tomb at Beni-Hassan

Beni Hasan (also written as Bani Hasan, or also Beni-Hassan) is a village in Middle Egypt about 25 km…

Lord Balfour of Burleigh, in the County of Kinross, is a title in the Peerage of Scotland. It was created in 1607 for Sir Michael Balfour. He was succeeded by his daughter Margaret, the second holder of the title. She married Robert Arnot, who assumed the surname of Balfour in lieu of Arnot, and sat as Lord Balfour of Burleigh in the Scottish Parliament in right of his wife.

Lord Burleigh's Tomb, Stamford

Lord Balfour of Burleigh, in the County of Kinross, is a title in the Peerage of Scotland. It was created…

"The usual form of independent monumental tombs was a ponderous tower-shaped block, sometimes square, and sometimes round, with a quadrangular substructure; as, for instance, the tomb of Cæcilia Metella at Rome, which belongs to the time of Julius Cæsar, and which was used in the Middle Ages as a fortress, with battlements added to it.

Tomb of Cæcilia Metella

"The usual form of independent monumental tombs was a ponderous tower-shaped block, sometimes square,…

This sarcophagus with canopy is sculpted in stone. The canopy is in a gothic style and on top of tomb includes an eagle with its wings pointed upward.

Sarcophagus with Canopy

This sarcophagus with canopy is sculpted in stone. The canopy is in a gothic style and on top of tomb…

Tomb of the Black Prince at Canterbury Cathedral.

Tomb of the Black Prince

Tomb of the Black Prince at Canterbury Cathedral.

Box in which a corpse is buried or cremated.

Burial Casket

Box in which a corpse is buried or cremated.

An illustration of Magnolia Cemetery located in Charleston, South Carolina. Approximately 35,000 people are buried at Magnolia Cemetery, 2,200 of which are Civil War Veterans.  Included in that number are five Confederate generals and fourteen signers of the Ordinance of Succession.

Magnolia Cemetery

An illustration of Magnolia Cemetery located in Charleston, South Carolina. Approximately 35,000 people…

"Showing the influence of ancient classical art upon the art of the Renaissance."—Myers, 1905

Tomb at Tours of the Children of Charles VIII

"Showing the influence of ancient classical art upon the art of the Renaissance."—Myers, 1905

Chaucer's Tomb at Westminster Abbey.

Chaucer's Tomb

Chaucer's Tomb at Westminster Abbey.

Drawing of graves with a church in the background.

Graveyard and Church

Drawing of graves with a church in the background.

This antique bronze cist is a chest or box like space used to hold the bodies of the dead.

Antique Bronze Cist

This antique bronze cist is a chest or box like space used to hold the bodies of the dead.

A coffin or tomb of stone; a kind of stone chest, generally more or less ornamented for receiving a dead body. The oldest known sarcophagi are Egyptian, and have been found in certain pyramids.

Egyptian Sarcophagus

A coffin or tomb of stone; a kind of stone chest, generally more or less ornamented for receiving a…

Any box used to bury the dead in is a coffin. Use of the word casket in this sense began as a euphemism introduced by the undertaker's trade in North America; a casket was originally a box for jewelry.

Metallic Coffin

Any box used to bury the dead in is a coffin. Use of the word casket in this sense began as a euphemism…

This 11th century tomb cross is found in a churchyard.

Tomb Cross

This 11th century tomb cross is found in a churchyard.

"The mausoleum is built of immense marble blocks, joined together without cement. Its total height, including the seven steps, is about 35 feet. A solitary pillar near the tomb still bears the inscription: 'I am Cyrus, the King, the Achaemenian.'"—Webster, 1913

Tomb of Cyrus the Great

"The mausoleum is built of immense marble blocks, joined together without cement. Its total height,…

"Cyrus caught sight of his brother Artaxerxes, whose person was revealed by the flight of his troops, when, maddened at once by rage and ambition, he shouted out, "I see the man!" and rushed at him with his handful of companions. Hurling his javelin at his brother, he wounded him in the breast, but was himself speedily overbourne by superior numbers and slain on the spot." — Smith, 1882

Tomb of Cyrus

"Cyrus caught sight of his brother Artaxerxes, whose person was revealed by the flight of his troops,…

"The Tomb of Darius, cut in the cliff at Nakshi Rustam, near Persepolis." — The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1910

Darius

"The Tomb of Darius, cut in the cliff at Nakshi Rustam, near Persepolis." — The Encyclopedia Britannica,…

A portal tomb or grave.

A Dolmen

A portal tomb or grave.

Sarcophagus end, Ravenna, Italy.

Early Christian Sarcophagus

Sarcophagus end, Ravenna, Italy.

King Edward the Confessor (c. 1003 – 5 January 1066), son of Ethelred the Unready, was the penultimate Anglo-Saxon King of England and the last of the House of Wessex, ruling from 1042 until his death. His reign marked the continuing disintegration of royal power in England and the aggrandizement of the great territorial earls, and it foreshadowed the country's later connection with Normandy.

The Tomb of Edward the Confessor

King Edward the Confessor (c. 1003 – 5 January 1066), son of Ethelred the Unready, was the penultimate…

"The skeleton lay on the left side with knees drawn up and hands raised to the head. About it were various articles of food and vessels of pottery."—Webster, 1913

A Prehistoric Egyptian Tomb

"The skeleton lay on the left side with knees drawn up and hands raised to the head. About it were various…

The Entombment is an engraving created by German artist Albrecht Dürer in 1512. It is part of a series of engravings called "Passion". It depicts Jesus being place in his tomb.

The Entombment

The Entombment is an engraving created by German artist Albrecht Dürer in 1512. It is part of a series…

"Terricotta Sarcophagus from Caere, front view." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Etruria

"Terricotta Sarcophagus from Caere, front view." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

"Terricotta Sarcophagus from Caere, back view." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Etruria

"Terricotta Sarcophagus from Caere, back view." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

The most interesting monuments of Etruscan architecture which have been preserved are the tombs. They are for the most part chambers hewn in the rock, and supported by square piers. The tombs were either subterranean, and had an entrance façade hewn out of the rock, or they assume the shape of tumuli, which had one or more conical elevations resting on a superstructure. Sometimes these tombs are quadrangular with a pyramidal superstructure

Etruscan Tomb at Castel d'Asso

The most interesting monuments of Etruscan architecture which have been preserved are the tombs. They…

"The funeral cortege, at boston, Mass., of the Sixth Massachusetts soldiers killed at Baltimore. The funeral of the four soldiers of the Sixth Massachusetts Regiment who were killed in Baltimore, April 19th, 1861, while en route to Washington, was held at Boston, May 1st. The bodies were received in the city by a military escort under Governor Andrew and Adjutant General Schouler, accompanied by a large concourse of citizens, and were temporarily deposited in the vaults of King's Chapel. The names of these 'first martyrs' were Luther C. Ladd, Addison O. Whitney, Charles A. Taylor and Sumner H. Needham. The Legislature of Maryland, on March 5th, 1862, appropriated seven thousand dollars, to be dispensed, under the direction of the Governor of Massachusetts, for the relief of the families of those who were killed and injured."— Frank Leslie, 1896

Funeral Cortege

"The funeral cortege, at boston, Mass., of the Sixth Massachusetts soldiers killed at Baltimore. The…

An illustration of a funeral procession.

Funeral Procession

An illustration of a funeral procession.

The tomb of 20th United States President James A. Garfield in Cleveland, Ohio.

Garfield's Tomb

The tomb of 20th United States President James A. Garfield in Cleveland, Ohio.

"The pyramid when completed had a height of 481 feet. It is now 451 feet high. Its base covers 13 acres. Some of the blocks of white limestone used in construction weigh 50 tons. The facing of polished stone was gradually removed for building purposes by the Arabs. On the northern side of the pyramid a narrow entrance, once carefully concealed, opens into tortuous passages which lead to the central vault. Here the sarcophagus of the king was placed. This chamber was long since entered and its contents rifled."—Webster, 1913

The Great Pyramid of Giza

"The pyramid when completed had a height of 481 feet. It is now 451 feet high. Its base covers 13 acres.…

"Tomb of Godfrey de Bouillon. During the Crusades, the Kingdom of Jerusalem in 1099. The conquered lands were now formed into a little feudal kingdom, the head of which at first was Godfrey de Bouillon. He would not, however, accept the title of king, preferring to be called Defender of the Holy Sepulcher."—Colby, 1899

Godfrey de Bouillon Tomb

"Tomb of Godfrey de Bouillon. During the Crusades, the Kingdom of Jerusalem in 1099. The conquered lands…

The most imposing and original of all Indian domes are those of the Jumma Musjid and of the Tomb of Mahmûd, both at Bijapur. Gol Gumbaz is the mausoleum of Mohammed Adil Shah (1627-1657) of the Adil Shahi dynasty of Indian sultans, who ruled the Sultanate of Bijapur from 1490 to 1686. The structure consists of a massive square chamber measuring nearly 50 m (160 ft) on each side and covered by a huge dome 37.9 m (124 ft) in diameter making it the second largest pre-modern dome in the entire world (after the dome of Hagia Sophia and Pantheon).

Gol Gumbaz (Section)

The most imposing and original of all Indian domes are those of the Jumma Musjid and of the Tomb of…

The tomb of Ulysses S. Grant in New York City.

Grant's Tomb

The tomb of Ulysses S. Grant in New York City.

The tomb of General Ulysses S. Grant, the eighteenth President of the United States.

Tomb of General Ulysses S. Grant

The tomb of General Ulysses S. Grant, the eighteenth President of the United States.

The marker consists of a square plinth topped by an obelisk and resting on a stepped platform. There are trees in the background and some vegetation in the foreground with the cat.

Grave Marker

The marker consists of a square plinth topped by an obelisk and resting on a stepped platform. There…

An obelisk shaped grave marker with RIP (rest in peace) inscribed on the front. Marker is surrounded by metal fence. There is a tree behind the monument and leaning tomb stones in front.

Grave Marker with RIP

An obelisk shaped grave marker with RIP (rest in peace) inscribed on the front. Marker is surrounded…

An oblong box in which a corpse is buried.

Combined Burial Casket Grave

An oblong box in which a corpse is buried.

A huge gravestone, broken and displaced by the growth of the roots of a birchtree.

Gravestone

A huge gravestone, broken and displaced by the growth of the roots of a birchtree.

"A relief on the tomb of a certain Hegeso. It represents a woman, seated, taking a jewel from a casket held by an attendant."—Webster, 1913

An Athenian Gravestone

"A relief on the tomb of a certain Hegeso. It represents a woman, seated, taking a jewel from a casket…

An illustration of cross headstones in graveyard.

Cross Headstones in Graveyard

An illustration of cross headstones in graveyard.

An old graveyard with a church in the background.

Old Graveyard

An old graveyard with a church in the background.

An ancient tomb constructed by the Greeks.

Grecian Tomb

An ancient tomb constructed by the Greeks.

An illustration of a group of people standing in a graveyard.

Group in Graveyard

An illustration of a group of people standing in a graveyard.

The tomb of the Roman Emperor Hadrian, in Rome.

Hadrian's Tomb

The tomb of the Roman Emperor Hadrian, in Rome.

Also known as Castel Sant'Angelo. The temple of the Roman emperor Hadrian.

The Tomb of Hadrian

Also known as Castel Sant'Angelo. The temple of the Roman emperor Hadrian.

In the year 1189, Henry II died the saddest death, perhaps, that an old man can die, for his sons had brought down his gray hairs with sorrow to the grave.

Henry II's Tomb at Fontevrand

In the year 1189, Henry II died the saddest death, perhaps, that an old man can die, for his sons had…

"Greek Tomb" — Smith, 1873.

Hypogea

"Greek Tomb" — Smith, 1873.

An Indian grave near Fort Mangell, Alaska.

Indian Grave

An Indian grave near Fort Mangell, Alaska.

The tomb of Andrew Jackson, in The Hermitage in Nashville, Tennessee.

Jackson's Tomb

The tomb of Andrew Jackson, in The Hermitage in Nashville, Tennessee.

The tomb of John Bunyan, one of the most famous religious writers of any age. (1628-1688)

John Bunyan

The tomb of John Bunyan, one of the most famous religious writers of any age. (1628-1688)

"And Tryphon made ready all his horsemen to come that night: but there fell a very great snow, and he came not into the country of Galaad. And when he approached to Bascama, he slew Jonathan and his sons there. And Tryphon returned, and went into his own country. And Simon sent, and took the bones of Jonathan his brother, and buried them in Modin, in the city of his fathers. And all Israel bewailed him with great lamentation: and they mourned for him many days. And Simon built over the sepulchre of his father and of his brethren, a building lofty to the sight, of polished stone behind and before: And he set up seven pyramids one against another for his father and his mother, and his four brethren: And round about these he set great pillars: and upon the pillars arms for a perpetual memory: and by the arms ships carved, which might be seen by all that sailed on the sea." 1 Maccabees 13:22-29 DRA
<p>Procession carrying the remains of Jonathan into Modin.

Jonathan Mourned

"And Tryphon made ready all his horsemen to come that night: but there fell a very great snow, and he…

"La Fayette's tomb."—Lossing, 1851

La Fayette's Tomb

"La Fayette's tomb."—Lossing, 1851

Lanyon Quoit is a dolmen near Penzance. A dolmen, also known as a cromlech, portal tomb, portal grave or quoit, is a type of single-chamber megalithic tomb, usually consisting of two or more megaliths supporting a large flat horizontal capstone ("table"), although there are also more complex variants. Most date from the early Neolithic (4000-3000 BCE). Dolmens were typically covered with earth or smaller stones to form a tumulus. In many instances, that covering has weathered away, leaving only the stone "skeleton" of the burial mound intact.

Lanyon Quoit Dolmen

Lanyon Quoit is a dolmen near Penzance. A dolmen, also known as a cromlech, portal tomb, portal grave…