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Hear, O Israel: An Ancient Hebrew Amulet

February 26, 2002-December 31, 2002
Location: Judaica and Jewish Ethnography Wing
Curator: Yael Yisraeli
Media: Amulet
Dated to the 5th—6th century CE, this silver amulet was designed as a thin, leaf-shaped pendant incised in Hebrew with verses from Deuteronomy (''Hear, O Israel''), Psalm 91, and the book of Proverbs, and was intended to afford protection to travelers. Extended loan, Collection René and Suzannene Braginsky, Zurich.