The body of Nelson Mandela has been buried in a grave near his ancestral village of Qunu in South Africa's Eastern Cape province.
The burial attended by family members and South African leaders followed a state funeral service and closed 10 days of mourning for the former president and anti-apartheid leader.
Nelson Mandela has been laid to rest on a family plot after a ceremony that included a 21-gun salute and flyovers by military aircraft.
South Africa has said its final farewell to Nelson Mandela, the man who reconciled the country in its most vulnerable period.
Nelson Mandela was an extraordinary politician but as he repeatedly told anyone who would listen, he was not a saint.