Tombstone of Haim Son of David

Tombstone of:
Haim Son of David
Tombstone date: 
1735
Cemetery: 
Code: 
M009
Made of: 
Sandstone
Epitaph style: 
Sunken letters
Directions: 
Facing west
Sizes: 
Height 134 cm; Width 79 cm; Thickness 23.5 cm
Epitaph text: 

פה

נטמן ונקבר

האלוף הראש

ומנהיג איש

תם וישר הרר' [הרב רבי]

חיים בהר' [בן הרב] דוד

זצ"ל [זכר צדיק לברכה] יום השני

לחודש חשוון

שנת תיו צו [תצו?]

לפ"ק

English translation of epitaph: 

Here

Is buried

The prominent head

And leader, man

Perfect and upright Rabbi

Haim son of R. David

Righteous of blessed memory, [died on] the Second day

Of the month Heshvan

The year (5)496 [=7 October, 1735]

 

Decoration program: 

none

Description: 

good

Documented by the Center for Jewish Art, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Documentation date: 
1999
Documented by: 
Boris Khaimovich
Documented by (old): 
Research date: 
2009
Researched by: