Lambs

The use of the lamb pre-dates Christianity and appears to have been used first by the Egyptians.

lamb asleep

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.

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Most lambs are displayed in a crouching position.

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Gabrielle Gaia. Source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/55643085@N02/23607442962

God needed one more angel child,
Amidst his shining band.

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Heartbreaking image of two children born two years apart who died in the same year.

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