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Third-party-funded project

Title:
The Medieval Jewish Tombstones of Würzburg

Project management at the University of Würzburg:

Participating scientists:

Abstract:
1987 were found 1508 Jewish tombstones at the demolition of a building in
the Würzburg district Pleich from the years 1126-1346. It is worldwide the
greatest find of a medieval Jewish cemetery. The project investigated the
historical circumstances of the stones, followed up the family stories and
verified the tomstone inscriptions.

Key words:
    Tombstones

Projekt period: from 11.1994 to 12.2001

Funding institution:
Sonstige öffentliche Mittel ( German Israeli Foundation ) ,Granting date: 20.10.1994

Publications: