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Circumcision clamp
Iran
18th century
Silver, hammered and chased
Inscription: "When I passed by you and saw you wallowing in your blood, I said to you: 'Live in spite of your blood…'" (Ezekiel 16:6)
L: 6.9; W: 5.3 cm
The Feuchtwanger Collection, purchased and donated by Baruch and Ruth Rappaport, Geneva
Accession number: HF 0029 ; 112/107


From the Israel Museum publications:
Shachar, Isaiah, Jewish Tradition in Art: The Feuchtwanger Collection of Judaica, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1981

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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