Stories in stone provides history along with images of a wide variety of common and not so common cemetery symbols and offers an in depth examination of stone relics and the personal and intimate details they display flora and fauna religious icons society symbols and final impressions of how the deceased wished to be remembered. Stories in stone a field guide to cemetery symbolism and iconography by douglas kaiser is a unique compilation of funeral art symbolism and architecture that will amaze any reader this is actually a very good and informative reference book that not only teaches but magnifies and helps to unravel the mysteries of symbolism and its impact upon man at his most fearful hour. Buy stories in stone a field guide to cemetary symbolism and iconography illustrated by douglas keister isbn 0082552023218 from amazons book store everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Certain symbols abound in modern western culture that are instantly recognizable the cross signifies christianity the six pointed star of david is revered by jews the golden arches frequently means its time for lunch other symbols however require a bit of decoding particularly those found in cemeteries cemeteri. Stories in stone a field guide to cemetery symbolism and iconography doug keister gibbs smith apr 5 2004 2499 256pp 978 1 58685 321 1 what do dragons feet empty chairs lilies and art deco architecture have in common all have been incorporated into funerary art over the years and convey a host of meanings to cemetery wanderers in the
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