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Silver shiviti, 19th - 20th century

 Item — Box: 18
Identifier: Item 1981.089T

Scope and Contents

Inverted fir-tree form, with Hebrew inscription.  Suspended by two loops at the top.  [Hung in Jewish communal buildings to indicate the direction of Jerusalem which is faced during prayer].  Near Eastern, silver


  • 19th - 20th century


1 Items : Silver ; 3.5" (height), 3" (width)

Repository Details

Part of the Brandeis University Repository

415 South St.
Waltham MA

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