Burial Society Torah shield with inscriptions

Vienna, Austria
1815
Silver, repoussé, engraved, and punched
Hebrew inscriptions: the Ten Commandments; "In the year [5]575 [1815]"; "Belongs to the Burial Society of the Holy Community Komorn [today Komárom, Hungary and Komárno, Slovakia]"; "By the members of the Burial Society Mihel Etsch, Wolf Segal, Shimon Kerry and Gumpel Leib"
H: 39; W: 26 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 3965
Accession number: B50.02.0333;148/005

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Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Bchory Frish

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