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INSCRIBED STONE

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A commemorative stone inscribed with words. Use more specific term where appropriate.

Related Terms

Term Note
CARVED STONE A stone decorated with carved designs or other artificial markings. Use more specific term where applicable. Use ROCK CARVING when designs are carved on outcrop or a cave wall.
COMMEMORATIVE STONE A stone, either freestanding or part of a structure, which commemorates a person or event.
GRAVESTONE A stone or slab used to mark, identify and commemorate a burial. Usually placed at the head or foot of a grave, or at the entrance to a tomb.
INSCRIBED ROCK A rock outcrop or cave wall bearing an inscription. Use more specific term where appropriate.

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