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Title Torah pointer Description (Aleph).
Related place Kyïv (Ukraine) - related place
Original Library/publisher אוסף המרכז לאמנות יהודית - Center for Jewish Art Collection
Creation Date 1992
Citation Note Ukraine
Museum of Historical Treasures of Ukraine
33 (DM 7344)
Host Item CJA Sacred and Ritual Objects-540-S200232
Description The silver Torah Pointer consists of a bar, a pointer and a hanger. The bar is divided into upper and lower arms by a globular joint. The upper arm is tapered and has four facets. Two of the adjoining facets vear an inscription written in square filled letters. It reads: "וזאת התורה אשר שם משה לפני בני ישראל על פי ה' ביד משה" )דברים ד' מד'( "And this is the law which Moses set before the children of Israel (Deut. 4:44). It is in accordance with the Lord's command through Moses." "תורה צוה לנו משה מורשה קהלת יעקב" )דברים לג' ד'( "Moses commanded us a law, even the inheritance of the congregation of Jacob." (Deut. 33:4). The lower arm is cylindrical and has a double spiral line. A conical cuff covers its lower part. The lower globular joint has a ring around its center. A larger joint surmounts the bar. The bottom half bears a geometric, "fish scales" design. The design on the upper half consists of a foliate motif. A ring hanger is attached to the upper joint. The bar terminates with a clenched hand with a sraight index finger pointer and a raised thumb.
Language No linguistic content
Identifier CJA Sacred and Ritual Objects-540-S200232
System Number 997005279090405171

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Torah pointer Description (Aleph) – הספרייה הלאומית

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