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Jewelry amulet, to be suspended at side of the temples
Djerba, Tunisia
18th century
Gold, gold plate, filigree; semi-precious stones
Inscribed in Hebrew with two letters: "ST" for 'Siman Tov' (a good sign)
L: 22; W: 8.2 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: B86.0257 ; 103/960

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

The Stieglitz Collection: Masterpieces of Jewish Art, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 30/11/1987 - 21/04/1987

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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