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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
Content Persian
Host Item CJA Sacred and Ritual Objects-12129-S056907
Description The rimon is made of silver and consists of a shaft and a body. The shaft is a tapering cylinder, encircled by a ring at the bottom and at the top. It is surmounted by a half globular capital. The body has a flat hand shape. On top of each finger a ring is attached. A chain carring a flattened and slit drop bell is hung on each ring. Three similar rings and chains are attached to the palm of the hand. The fingers are decorated with a geometrical pattern. The palm of the hand is decorated by a Star of David on its center, encircled by several inscriptions which are engraved in outline letters. On both rimon in the centre of the Star of David the inscription reads: ציון !Zion! On both rimon, on one side Star of David is surmounted by an inscription, and reads: מגן דוד ! The Star of David ! An inscription engraved along the edges from the span towards the thumb reads: !כי מציון תצא תורה ודבר יהוה מירושלם! )ישעיה ב,ג
מיכה ד,ב( !For out of Zion shall go forth the law, and the word of the Lord from jerusalem! (Is 2:3, Mic 4:2) The dedicatory inscriptions are engraved, on the same side along the inscription below the Star of David and reads: !חנה שמבד! !Hana Shambad! An inscription engraved on the back of the rimon along the edges from the span towards the tumb reads: !ברוך המקום שנתן תורה לעמו ישראל ברוך הוא! !Blessed be the Lord who gave his people Israel, the Torah, blessed be the Lord! The back of the hand is similar to the palm, except the rings,chains and bells wich are attached only to the top of the fingers.
Language No linguistic content
Identifier CJA Sacred and Ritual Objects-12129-S056907
System Number 997005027310405171

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