Indian gravestone showing the totem of the turtle.

Gravestone

Indian gravestone showing the totem of the turtle.

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.

An illustration of a gravestone with a man and woman carved on it. They are both facing each other and kneeling in front of an altar praying.

Man and Woman on a Gravestone

An illustration of a gravestone with a man and woman carved on it. They are both facing each other and…

"The gravestone of Jed Chapman."— Frank Leslie, 1896

Jed Chapman gravestone

"The gravestone of Jed Chapman."— Frank Leslie, 1896

"From a gravestone of the first century A.D. The standard consists of a spear crowned with a wreath, below which is a crossbar bearing pendant acorns. Then follow, in order, a metal disk. Jupiter's eagle standing on a thunderbolt, a crescent moon, an amulet, and a large tassel."—Webster, 1913

A Roman Standard Bearer

"From a gravestone of the first century A.D. The standard consists of a spear crowned with a wreath,…