Photo © Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Ofrit Rozenberg Ben-Menachem
18th century
Horn, pierced and engraved
Inscribed in Hebrew on both sides: “When Abraham looked up, his eye fell upon a ram, caught in the thicket by its horns. So Abraham went and took the ram and offered it up as a burnt offering in place of his son” [Gen 22:13]
L: 46; W: 5 cm
Gift of Ms. Frenkel, Holland
Accession number: B54.04.2780 ; 189/003

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