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Search for: [Description = "Photography \(scan from a slide\). In the picture stones post mortem \(paliya\) set \- to commemorate a particular person died suddenly \- often along the road or on the border villages or towns. They are made of stone, on which are engraved symbols identifying the person and the signature in the local language \(Gujarati here\). There are some symbols \(rider on a horse or a camel, a shrine, a female figure, hands raised up\). Hand raised up points to the tragic death of a woman. At the top are round shapes represent the sun and the moon. The custom of placing memorial stones is known all over the Indian subcontinent"]

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