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Submitted by Frederick Allen Barton

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Category: Tombstone
Approval Date: 2/10/2013 4:24 PM
Family Surname: Breitenfeld
Country: Czech Republic
Town: Luze-Kamenicky
Date of Image: 1879
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I'd greatly appreciate any help translating the Hebrew inscription. There is a second larger photo of the bottom part.

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2/1/2013 4:45 AM Note that the first letter of each line is lager than the others. This creates an akrostichon of Aharon Breitenfeld's name.

I cannot decypher the text, except for understanding that it is full of mourning at the death of a beloved father.
2/14/2013 3:57 AM Unfortunately, most of the important data is in the tympanum of the tombstone, which hardly made its way into this photograph. There is a fragment of the date visible on the left (the year is 639, which would be 1878/1879).

Best regards,
Witold Wrzosinski
avanim.pl
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