Croatia — Old Jewish grave markers discovered during archeological work in Dubrovnik

 

During recent archeological work at the imposing Pile Gates of Dubrovnik, researchers discovered old Jewish gravestones and fragments used to line a drainage canal.

Photo: Željko Tutnjević, Dubrovacki Vjesnik: http://www.dubrovacki.hr/

The report in Dubrovacki Vjesnik did not indicate any dates — either for the stones and fragments themselves, or for when the drainage canal was constructed. A  number of fragments of Jewish gravestones have been found used as building material in the Dubrovnik town walls.

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