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Item ID   1657    
Open more fields Accession Number   68.79.1 a-b (aa - bb) similar items
Category   Jewish Life -- Synagogue and Communal Life similar items
Item Type   Torah Finials similar items
Title   Torah finials similar items
Open more fields Creation Place   India similar items
Physical Description   Silver, repousse and engraved with Hebrew letters; hemispherical body with raised floral acanthus decoration and ridged cone shape top; flat modified hand-shaped top with partially splayed fingers with knuckles and fingernails inscribed (these are removeable and are marked with the accession numbers 68.79.1 aa and bb) ; eleven small rings around perimeter from which are suspended chains ending in three small spheres; cylindrical shafts with beaded rims. similar items
Description   Torah finials decorated with floral motifs, with hand-shaped tops engraved with the Hebrew word, שדי (shaday), written in scribe script (front), and the Hebrew letters [...] - bet - heh (reverse), and with three-beaded clappers for sound production. similar items
Medium   silver similar items
Script   Hebrew similar items
Language   Hebrew similar items
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