Death Symbols and icons in Different Cultures

Death is symbolised in different ways right across the world. Some of them may surprise you.

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Death is a universal occurrence. So it's not surprising that there are hundreds of symbols and icons that represent death around the world. We put together this guide to show some of the ways death is symbolised around the world. Some are pretty common, others you may find surprising.

Different symbols of death


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