Silver shiviti with chain Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
Item 1981.084T
Level of Description
Item

Dates

  • 19th - 20th century (Creation)

Notes

  • Scope and Contents

    Rectangular amulet with fancy top, hung on chain by two loops at top.  Hebrew inscription at top along border and in menorah design in center.  [Hung on wall of Jewish communal building to indicate direction of Jerusalem which is faced during prayer].  Near Eastern, silver, 3" (shiviti, height), 2" (shiviti, width), 18" (chain, length)

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