Effigy

Representation of a person through art

An effigy is a representation of a specific person, especially in the form of sculpture or some other three-dimensional medium. Effigies are common elements in art of the dead. They are usually made of stone or metal and placed on a tomb.[1]

Effigy above the tomb of William Marshal in Temple Church, London

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  1. Temple Church photo gallery [1]