Azerbaijan International

Spring 2005 (13.1)

Sofi Hamid

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We found no explanation given for pairing the car with the revolver. One is left to his own imagination. However, this was not the only grave that depicted guns. Sometimes, guns were paired with boots to signify military service. Other times, hunting seems to be the association. One grave identified gunshot as the cause of death. The inscription reads:
Photo: Betty Blair

This is what Fate does to us,
Some die by fire; others by water,
Baymuras was wounded and passed away.

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