Torah shield with dedicatory inscription

Galicia or Ukraine
1840(?)
Copper sheet, repoussé, and engraved; remains of silver plating
The Hebrew inscription mentions that the shield was donated by Av[raham?] for (or with) his son, and the Hebrew year
H: 9; W: 10 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 6544
Accession number: B50.02.0268;148/027

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Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Yair Hovav

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