Apr 19, 2009

260 of 365 Rest In Peace

I visited the churchyard in Marttila, Finland this week and remembered this theme. This is no relative of mine, but I find these old crosses so beautiful with all their ornaments. Unfortunately there aren't too many of them left anymore. And on this one there's also a psalm mentioned, which I haven't seen on any others. I wonder if it's because this cross is for a young boy.
May he still rest in peace.

6 comments:

Danudin said...

Fine tribute for a youth who died a long time ago, meant a lot too someone. Sad but Beautiful photo.

Chesney said...

I have never seen these ornamental crosses before - how beautiful and what a great memorial!

Bengbeng said...

first time i have seen an ornamental cross like this

Vita Stunder said...

Ett väldigt vackert och kraftfullt kors..
Det 'går genom mig' när jag tittar på det..

mljrbg said...

Very ornamental. Nice shot.

365photosin2009 said...

The iron cross is new to me too. As is the unique way of representing the dates - with the month and day within the year.