05 July 2010

Glasgow Necropolis Scotland - the snake and hand.

A snake and hand from Glasgow Necropolis, Scotland. The snake or serpent biting its own tail and forming a circle is called an Ouroboros. Used in ancient cultures it can symbolise unity, eternity or the cyclical nature of many aspects of life.


  1. Fascinating, and beautiful. I wish we were as creative with more of our stones and grave markers on this side of the pond. Cheers! Jennifer


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