Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Plaque for a synagogue memorial lamp
Rissani, Tafilalet, Morocco
Early 20th century
Wood, carved and painted; metal
Inscribed in Hebrew: "Blessed be you in your coming in and blessed be you in your going out" [Deut.28:6] and "For the ascent of the soul of Baba Hena, son of Joseph"
H: 64; W: 33; Th: 20 cm
The Zeyde Schulmann Collection in the Israel Museum
Accession number: B63.11.3377 ; 121/001

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