Most of the grand tombs in Bellefontaine Cemetery are above ground, sitting high up on choice hillcrests or meadows. But there are a fair number of underground tombs, such as this one, that lend a mysterious air to the cemetery.
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The inscription is 1866-76-86-96? Any idea on the name on the tomb?
Would this be similar to Etruscan tombs?
– I just demonstrated the dangers of knowing a little about a lot of things, also called a superficial knowledge…
Tom, where on the tomb do you see these numbers?
Chris – they are on a plaque (?) in the second row above the doorway.
Above the numbers is a name in letters that are in an arc.
It appears that there is a device superimposed on the numbers – it sortakinda looks like a scissors – or possibly one of those Masonic calipers (compass?).
I just kept left-clicking and the image kept enlarging.