Photo © Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Elie Posner
Torah shield
Shekhem (Nablus), Land of Israel
16th century (?)
Silver sheet, repoussé and engraved; niello
Inscribed in Hebrew: “This plaque was dedicated by the honorable rabbis Isaac and Jacob Shahoah, dedicated to the Lord”
H: 13; W: 10.5 cm
Gift of the Jewish Community of Berlin
Accession number: B50.06.2649 ; 148/136

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