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Title Torah pointer
Related place Israel - related place
Original Library/publisher אוסף המרכז לאמנות יהודית - Center for Jewish Art Collection
Creation Date 1989
Citation Note Sc_116
Host Item CJA Sacred and Ritual Objects-6604-S056232
Description The silver Torah Pointer consists of a hanger, a bar and a pointer. The upper arm of the bar is faceted.It is decorated on each facet by a different geometrical pattern. The upper arm is surmounted by a loop inserted through a ring. The lower arm is flat and bears two inscriptions in linear letters. On the upper facet the inscription is as follows: תורה צוה לנו משה מורשה קוהלת יעקב Moses commanded us a low, even the inheritence of the congretion of Jacob.(Deut 33:4) The oposite side of the lower facet bears a dedicatory inscription.The inscriptions are read from the bar towards the pointer. The pointer is in a shape of an open flat hand. The upper hand bears an inscription wich reads from the fingers towerds the bar, from right to left: וזאת התורה אשר שם משה לפני בני ישראל ! And this is the low wich Moses set before the children of israel.! (Deut.4:44) The dedicatory inscription on the lower facet sais: באבאי בן יצחק נסים !Bahabai Ben Isac Nisym!
Language No linguistic content
Identifier CJA Sacred and Ritual Objects-6604-S056232
System Number 997004248670405171

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