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Container and lid made from artillery shells with depictions of Absalom's Pillar and Rachel's Tomb
Bezalel School of Arts and Crafts, Jerusalem
1906–29
Brass, engraved; silver and copper, damascene work
H: 14.5; Diam: 9 cm
The Alan and Riva Slifka Collection in the Israel Museum
Accession number: B09.0507(a-b) ; 174/236


From the Israel Museum publications:
Beauty and Sanctity: the Israel Museum at 40. A Series of Exhibitions Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Zalmona, Yigal, 2006
Benjamin, Chaya, Early Israeli Arts and Crafts: Bezalel Treasures from the Alan B. Slifka Collection in the Israel Museum, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2008, English / Hebrew

Exhibitions:
Sacred Beauty: Treasures of Judaica and Jewish Ethnography, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 11/03/2005 - 21/01/2006

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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