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Title Torah shield
Related place Zolotonosha (Ukraine) - related place
Original Library/publisher אוסף המרכז לאמנות יהודית - Center for Jewish Art Collection
Creation Date 1992
Citation Note Ukraine
Kiev
Museum of Historical Treasures of Ukraine
DM 2120
Host Item CJA Sacred and Ritual Objects-619-S064350
Description The silver Torah shield is rectangular and terminates with a semi circular arch. A facade is depicted in the centre, supported by two columns. A Torah Ark with two opening doors bearing a Torah scroll is set within the facade. The facade is flanked by a human faced lion and an unicorn tied with a chain.The central part of the arch bears a cartouche composed of two foliate scrolls bearing within the words : "כ"ת" "Torah crown" and is surmounted by a crown. The Torah shield is framed by a band of foliate scrolls and gems. The lower margin consists of an inscription, and reads: "מלכה פת )בת( אברהמ לפאר צק". "Malka the daughter of Abraham to glorify ??". Four holes are situated at the shield's margins.
Language No linguistic content
Identifier CJA Sacred and Ritual Objects-619-S064350
System Number 997003967750405171

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