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Belt buckle for Day of Atonement
Kraków, Poland, Austro-Hungarian Empire
1820-30
Silver, repoussé, engraved and punched
Hebrew inscription: "For on this day atonement shall be made for you, to cleanse you of all your sins; you shall be clean before the Lord" (Leviticus 16:30)
L: 13; W: 6.9 cm
The Stieglitz Collection was donated to the Museum with the contribution of Erica and Ludwig Jesselson, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum
Accession number: B86.0216 ; 101/043


From the Israel Museum publications:
Benjamin, Chaya, The Stieglitz Collection: Masterpieces of Jewish Art, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1987, English / Hebrew

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir


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