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Title Torah finials
Related place Israel - related place
Original Library/publisher אוסף המרכז לאמנות יהודית - Center for Jewish Art Collection
Creation Date 1989
Citation Note Israel
Hulon
Sc_139
5
Content North African
Libyan
Host Item CJA Sacred and Ritual Objects-6688-S056439
Description The Rimon is made of silver and consists of a shaft and a body. The shaft is a tapering cylindrical. A ring decorated with foliate pattern encircles its bottom. The shaft bears a dedicatory inscription. The round openworked body bears a Star of David surrounded by flowers. The centre of the Star of David bears the inscription: ציון "Zion" Each triangle of the Star of David bears a letter combined to the inscription: מ\ג\ן \ ד\ו\ד "Magen David" The dedicatory inscription, which appears on the shaft in three vertical lines, reads towards the body and is engraved in lineal square letters: Shaft A.: נוירזא בן מאיר אליהו בכשי שילי נפתר ביום כ אדר התש"ח "Noiraza con of Meir Elijah Bakshi Shili passed away on the day 20th of Adar 5708=(1948)" Shaft B.: מאיר בן אליהו בכשי שילי נפתר ביום כ"ט )?( התשכ"ה "Meir son of Elijah Bakshi Shili passed away on the day 29th (?) 5725=(1965)"
Language No linguistic content
Identifier CJA Sacred and Ritual Objects-6688-S056439
System Number 997004251280405171

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