The Maoris buried their dead, the cemeteries being ornamented with carved posts.
There are Saxon cemeteries at Stapenhill and Foremark Hall.
Roman cemeteries existed near the rues Bab-el-Oued and Bab Azoun.
We may then completely dismiss the notion of there being any studied secrecy in connexion with the early Christian cemeteries, and proceed to inquire into the mode of their formation.
In Turkish cemeteries the cypress "Dark tree, still sad when others' grief is fled, The only constant mourner o'er the dead" is the most striking feature, the rule being to plant one for each interment.