Weekly Photo Challenge: Symmetry

Jewish Symmetry – Prague

It was surprisingly small and until 1787 this was the only place that Jews could be buried in Prague and there an estimated hundred thousand bodies (twelve layers deep) and twelve thousand gravestones here.  There is no order to the gravestones at all and they appeared untidy and arbitrary like a mouthful of rotten old teeth pointing randomly in every decrepit direction.

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11 responses to “Weekly Photo Challenge: Symmetry

  1. I’ve never seen a cemetery with so many headstones. It is certainly a strange and unsettling image. Did you enjoy the rest of Prague?


  2. It is a very crowded cemetery. The headstones are now work of art.

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  3. What a sorry mess. Twelve deep? Wow. Still, it’s sad.


  4. It was quite interesting reading post filled with some funny incidents 🙂


  5. Jewish symmetry – bwaaaahhhh! I hope that was intended as a pun, or I’ve just embarrassed myself. 😉


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