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Item ID   2308    
Open more fields Accession Number   77.343 a-b similar items
Category   Jewish Life -- Synagogue and Communal Life similar items
Item Type   Lamp similar items
Title   Memorial Lamp similar items
Open more fields Creation Place   India, North Paravur (Parur), Kerala similar items
Open more fields Date Created   1670 similar items
Physical Description   Oil burning lamp for the Day of Atonement with Hebrew inscription, bronze, cast and chased; large cylindrical drum with conical top and finial with suspension ring, standing on a conical base; four leaf-shape oil pans with ornate attachments near base of cylinder; raised inscription near top of cylinder. similar items
Description   According to the inscription, the lamp was given to the synagogue in N. Parur by David Askenasi in memory of his mother and was designed to burn twenty-four hours during the Day of Atonement. Its design is unique to the Jews of Kerala, India. similar items
Medium   bronze similar items
Link to this Item   http://magnesalm.org/notebook_fext.asp?site=magnes&book=2308 similar items
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