Stone fragment from Jewish cemetery

Museum Work

Resource TypeObjects
Date of Creationcirca 19th century
GenreMaps, Plans & Architecture;Religious Materials
Object ID1993.009.001
Previous NUmber93.08.0392
Place of CreationWarsaw, Poland
DescriptionSmall stone fragment likely from a tombstone or matzeva. Rectangular shape with uneven, broken edges. Recto is light grey with white and dark grey sediment. Small crack running diagonally through the centre. Verso is dark grey. 
Measurements6 x 8.7 x 0.8 cm
ProvenanceGifted to the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre in 1993 by Barry Dunner. 

Retrieved from a Jewish cemetery in Warsaw, Poland by the donor in October 1991.
Classificationtombstones (sepulchral monuments)
Legal Statuspermanent collection
Credit LineCourtesy of Barry Dunner