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Increasingly common on the bed of the Thames.
03 06 2010 John Victor Cooper

Increasingly common on the bed of the Thames.

Isleworth

Throwing an urn containing the ashes of dead people into the Thames is practised by certain foreign cultures.


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John Cooper22-Jun-2010 09:10
Jason,
I had no idea what the symbol meant.

A lot of these urns, usually made of bronze and brass are collected by beachcombers and sold for scrap. This one was sealed, possibly the lid was soldered on.
Jason Anderson22-Jun-2010 01:56
And apparently the Indian Nazi Party.
I know, I know. But it still gives me a start every time I see it.
1moremile21-Jun-2010 23:43
Did you pick it up and try rubbing it 3 times?
Who knows? It's worth a try, John.
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