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Headstone at the Navgav Cemetery421 viewsA headstone at the Bene Israel cemetery in Navgav. The headstone is inscribed in both Hebrew and Marhati.

The writing on the headstone is (please send correction if necessary):

"Shmuel Benjamin Naogawkar (Nogokar?), passed away on Friday, May 1778"

Photo contributed by Eric Samson
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A Headstone at the Navgav Cemetery397 viewsA headstone at the over 2000 year old cemetery in Navgav.

The writing on the headstone is (please send correction if necessary):

"Moshe Ben Yosef Belkar, passed away away in 1748"

Photo contributed by Eric Samson
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Cemetery at Navgav429 viewsThis picture shows the over 2000 year old cemetery in Navgav. Early ancestors of the Bene Israel Jewish community are believed to be buried here.

Photo contributed by Eric Samson
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Cemetery at Navgav422 viewsThis picture shows the over 2000 year old cemetery in Navgav. Early ancestors of the Bene Israel Jewish community are believed to be buried here.

Photo contributed by Eric Samson
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