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Title Torah finials
Related place Iran - related place
Original Library/publisher אוסף המרכז לאמנות יהודית - Center for Jewish Art Collection
Creation Date 1989
Citation Note Israel
Content Persian
Host Item CJA Sacred and Ritual Objects-9719-S136439
Description The silver rimon consists of a shaft and a body. The tapering, cylindrical shaft is surmounted by a conical capital. The shaft bears an inscription engraved in linear letters. All the alephs are in Rashi script. The inscription reads from the capital towards the bottom: !ארור הגונב וארור הקונה וארור המוכר! !Cursed be the thief and cursed be the ubyer and cursed be the seller! The flat Star of David shaped body is decorated with a bond of a stamped floral pattern. The other face bears inscriptions engraved in linear letters which read: !כי מציון תצא תורה ודבר ה' מירושלים! !ברוך המקום שנתן תורה לעמו ישראל ונה' !תורה צווה לנו משה מורש)ה( קהלת יעקב! Is. 2:3, followed by:!Blessed be the Lord who gave the Torah to his people, Israel (Passover Haggadah)!, Followed by Deut 33:4 !וזאת התורה אשר שם משה לב!י תורה צווה לנו משה מורשה קהלת יע' כי מציון תצא תורה ודבר מירושלים Deut.4:44, Deut. 33:4, Is. 2:3 The dedicatory inscriptions read: !לנשמת מודור בן אבא ושמואל בנו ורחל ביתו מורד והבחור שמואל בנו וכול)ם( קודש ליהוה! !For the soul of Modor son of Aba and his son Samuel and daughter Rachel Modor and the youth Samuel, his son and all, dedicated to the Lord! ! לנשמת פואור )?( בן חבא ושמואל = בנו ורחל ורודר ביתו יכולדתי = משפחתותנצב!ה קודש ליה'! !for the soul of Po'or (?) son of Haba and Samuel his son and Rachel (?) his daughter Kuldaty his family, may his soul be bound up in the bond of life (int.) dedicated to the Lord!
Language No linguistic content
Identifier CJA Sacred and Ritual Objects-9719-S136439
System Number 997004879410405171

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