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Light-colored, flat shofar
Germany
1681
Horn, engraved
Inscribed in Hebrew: "Blow the horn on the new moon, on the full moon for our feast day." On reverse: "For it is a law for Israel, a ruling of the God of Jacob [5]441 [1681]" (Psalms 81: 4-5).
L: 42; W: 6.2 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: B86.0214 ; 189/039


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

Exhibitions:
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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