Group of paliyas (memorial stones) at the Suvan Kansari, Ghumli, Kathiawar 10004430
Photographer: Burgess, James
Medium: Photographic print
These paliyas or memorial stones are erected outside the villages to the memory of those who died. They are sometimes raised on platforms and covered by a pavilion or chattri. They bear an inscription on one side and the figure of the deceased on the other.