Tombstone Tuesday-Wreath/Garland Symbol

A wreath or garland symbol on a tombstone symbolizes victory, victory in death, glory, redemption, eternity, and immortality.

Wreath symbol on zinc tombstone.

Wreaths and garlands date back to the ancient Olympic games in Greece, where the victor was given an olive leaf wreath or crown. Christians adapted the symbol to represent victory over death and eternal life.

Wreath symbol.

Wreath symbol.

Wreath symbol on zinc marker.

Wreaths on mausoleum doors.

Wreath stained glass window in mausoleum.

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