Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Avi Ganor
Yom Kippur belt buckle
Lvov, Poland
Silver, repoussé, engraved, gilt traces
Inscribed in Hebrew top center: "And he said: Do not raise your hand against the boy" (Genesis 22:12); along the border: "For on this day atonement shall be made for you, to cleanse you of all your sins; you shalt be clean before the Lord" (Leviticus 16:30), and the Hebrew date [5]563
H: 6.9; W: 13.8 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: B86.0217 ; 101/044

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

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