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Headstone of Josef

<p>Headstone of Josef, a Jewish child. Girona limestone. 14th century, Girona's Montju&iuml;c (cession of the Archeology Museum of Catalonia. Girona)</p>

Headstone of Josef, a Jewish child. Girona limestone. 14th century, Girona's Montjuïc (cession of the Archeology Museum of Catalonia. Girona)

The headstone features a touching commemoration of the life of a child who died prematurely: "Funerary stele of the loving, delightful Josef, son of Rabbi Jacob, may he rest in peace, in the hands of his Rock and Redeemer."

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