The use of the lamb pre-dates Christianity and appears to have been used first by the Egyptians.
A lamb in its simplest form represents purity and innocence, and as such, is the most common animal symbol found on the gravestones of children.
Most lambs are displayed in a crouching position.
God needed one more angel child,
Amidst his shining band.
Heartbreaking image of two children born two years apart who died in the same year.