Cairo City Cemetery: Alba headstones

At the top of each of the two main Alba headstones is a carved vase of flowers, atop a short pedestal with scrolls along the sides. Each design is different, indicating they were likely done by different artists several years apart. Inside the boxes are dried wreaths, and octagonal stone tablets, which cannot be read through the glass.

A few months after these pictures were taken in September 2008, the glass-fronted box on the left was knocked down, shattering the glass. The stone within reads, "My Dear Husband and Our Father".1

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1. Find A Grave - photographed by Kathline Forrester, published July 2009

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