The Garden Guide

Book: History of Garden Design and Gardening
Chapter: Chapter 5: Gardens in Asia, America, Africa, Australia

Derna Cemetery

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825. The principal burying-place of Derna is on the eastern bank of the ravine, distinguished, in particular, by a lofty and handsome tomb, raised on four arches, under which the body is placed, with its usual simple covering of snow-white cement, and the stone-carved turban at its head. (Ibid., p. 473.)