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Esther scroll
Artist: Shalom Italia
Amsterdam, Netherlands
1640
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Esther scroll
Italy

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Scroll of Esther with miniature illustrations in a silver case

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Hanukkah lamp adorned with emblem of Prague Jewry and figures of Moses and Aaron
Prague, Bohemia

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Hanukkah lamp with bust of Emperor Josef II, and emblem of Austrian Empire
Moravia

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Hanukkah lamp with Hebrew inscription
Moravia
1782
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Early triangular Hanukkah lamp
Southern France or Spain

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Hanukkah lamp adorned with figure of warrior wearing a laurel wreath
France

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Early triangular Hanukkah lamp
Northern Italy or France

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Hanukkah lamp composed of nine little bowls
Afghanistan

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Hanukkah lamp in the shape of a bench
Vienna, Austria
1872
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Small Hanukkah lamp adorned with Austrian emblem and Tablets of the Law
Vienna, Austria
1853
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Hanukkah lamp made from Austrian army helmet
Austria

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Hanukkah lamp adorned with peacock with outspread tail
Vienna, Austria

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Hanukkah lamp with depiction of eagle with outspread wings
Lemberg, Austrian Empire (today Lvov, Ukraine)
1856
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Hanukkah lamp inscribed with benediction over lights
Silversmith: Johann Mather Kiermayer (?) (1767–1807)
Hungary, Austrian Empire

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Hanukkah lamp made of tin intended for sardine cans
Maker: Meir Ben Ammi
Mazagan, Morocco

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Hanukkah lamp adorned with Temple Menorah
Tétouan, Morocco

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Chased stone Hanukkah lamp with name of owner or artist
Talaint, Morocco

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Hanukkah lamp adorned with birds and fleur-de-lis
Demnate, Morocco

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Hanukkah lamp adorned with Stars of David, birds, and fleur-de-lis
Larache, Morocco

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Hanukkah lamp adorned with Stars of David and hamsas
Marrakesh, Morocco

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Roofed Hanukkah lamp, decorated in openwork
Marrakesh, Morocco

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Hanukkah lamp adorned with Moorish gates and fleurs-de-lis
Sefrou, Morocco

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Roofed Hanukkah lamp adorned with Star of David
Marrakesh, Morocco

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Hanukkah lamp adorned with serrated arch
Fez, Morocco

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Triangular Hanukkah lamp
Assire, Morocco

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Hanukkah lamp adorned with three demonic figures
Fez, Morocco

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Hanukkah lamp adorned with Temple Menorah
Tétouan, Morocco

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Hanukkah lamp decorated in high relief
Marrakesh, Morocco

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Hanukkah lamp adorned with heart shapes
Meknès, Morocco

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Hanukkah lamp adorned with gates and rosettes
Sefrou, Morocco

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Hanukkah lamp adorned with Moorish gates and fleurs-de-lis
Sefrou, Morocco

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Stone Hanukkah lamp with two oil containers
Tahala, Morocco

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Dark stone Hanukkah lamp with three oil containers
Taroudant, Morocco

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Hanukkah lamp adorned with cylindrical columns
Tétouan, Morocco

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Hanukkah lamp adorned with damascene technique
Silversmith: Yacob Chekrone (1914–1979)
Ghardaia, Algeria
1933
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Hanukkah lamp adorned with songbirds
Algeria

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Hanukkah lamp adorned with oil jars
Algeria

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Hanukkah lamp shaped like a palace, surmounted by Islamic crescent and star
Silversmith: Lallu Eliyahu
Laghouat, Algeria
1932
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Hanukkah lamp modeled after ancient earthenware lamps
Djerba, Tunisia

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Hanukkah lamp with a depiction of the prophet Zechariah's vision
Rome, Italy
1810
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Hanukkah lamp in early Sicilian triangular form
Sicily

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Hanukkah lamp shaped like a gate
Italy

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Hanukkah lamp with hand pouring oil from jug to menorah
Italy

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Hanukkah lamp adorned with towers and city wall
Italy

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Hanukkah lamp adorned with wall structure and fleur-de-lis
Italy

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Hanukkah lamp with hand pouring oil from jug to menorah
Turin, Italy

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Triangular Hanukkah lamp adorned with gate flanked by tendrils
Italy

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Hanukkah lamp adorned with emblem of the Foa family (renowned book printers)
Italy

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Hanukkah lamp with depiction of flaming altar flanked by lions
Italy

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Imitation shekel
Germany

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Hanukkah lamp adorned with roaring lions
Italy

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Hanukkah lamp adorned with mermaids, angels, and dolphins
Italy

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Hanukkah lamp adorned with family emblem, angels and grotesque figures
Italy

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Hanukkah lamp adorned with sea horses, mermaids, and babies
Italy

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Hanukkah lamp with depictions of angels and horn-blowing centaurs
Italy

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Hanukkah lamp adorned with family emblem featuring menorah and rampant lions
Italy

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Hanukkah lamp inscribed with the passage "We kindle these lights . . ."
Germany
1574
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Hanukkah lamp inscribed with blessings, and adorned with warriors, lions, and bears
Leipzig, Germany

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Tin Eisen Hanukkah lamp shaped like a sofa
Germany

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Hanukkah lamp with glass and mirror panels
Germany

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Hanukkah lamp with depiction of hunting scene
Germany

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Hanukkah lamp adorned with dolphins holding small pails
Maker: Carl Sichler
Horb am Neckar, Germany

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Hanukkah lamp shaped like a bench
Southern Germany

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Standing tin Hanukkah lamp
Southern Germany

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Hanukkah lamp in the form of a gate surmounted by a servant light shaped like a sailboat
Berlin, Germany
1800
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Hanukkah lamp with the figure of Judith lighting the menorah and her maidservant
Germany

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Hanukkah lamp adorned with the figures of Judith, her maidservant, and a warrior
Nuremberg, Germany
1721
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Hanukkah lamp adorned with spoked wheels and servant light shaped like a warrior
Germany

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Hanukkah lamp adorned with Hanukkah lamp flanked by rampant lions
Silversmith: Rötger (Rüdiger) Herfurth (active 1748–76)
Frankfurt, Germany

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Hanukkah lamp shaped like the Temple Menorah and surmounted by figure of Judith
Silversmith: Johann Valentin Schuller (1650–1726)
Frankfurt, Germany

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Hanukkah lamp with High Priest kindling the Temple Menorah and Bar Kokhba coins
Sharar workshop, Bezalel
Jerusalem, Israel

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Hanukkah lamp adorned with Temple Menorah and Bar Kokhba coins
Sharar workshop, Bezalel
Jerusalem

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Hanukkah lamp showing Maccabees purifying the Temple
Sharar workshop, Bezalel
Jerusalem

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Hanukkah lamp adorned with menorah and lions
Sharar workshop, Bezalel
Jerusalem

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Small Hanukkah lamp adorned with gazelles
Sharar workshop, Bezalel
Jerusalem

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Hanging Hanukkah lamp modeled after ancient oil lamps
Artist: Ze'ev Raban, Bezalel
Jerusalem

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Hanukkah lamp with armed figure raising a flag
Israel

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Small Hanukkah lamp adorned with the emblem of the State of Israel
Israel

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Hanukkah lamp made of glass beads
Jerusalem

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Hanukkah lamp shaped like a house with chimneys
Mea She’arim neighborhood, Jerusalem
1979
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Tin Hanukkah lamp adorned with birds
Land of Israel

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Hanukkah lamp made of plaques for Torah finials
Jerusalem

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Standing olive wood Hanukkah lamp
Land of Israel

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Turquoise Hanukkah lamp
Israel

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Stone Hanukkah lamp inscribed with blessings recited over the lights
Jerusalem

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Heart-shaped Hanukkah lamp
Bombay, India

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Hanukkah lamp adorned with Star of David
India

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Hanukkah lamp adorned with row of flames
Ernakulam, Cochin, India

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Arched Hanukkah lamp with plain surface
Cochin, India

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Stone Hanukkah lamp with additional cavity for used wicks
Yemen

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Stone Hanukkah lamp with additional cavity for used wicks
Yemen

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Dark stone Hanukkah lamp shaped as a star
Yemen

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Hanukkah lamp adorned with the blessing over the lights
Syria

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Hanukkah lamp adorned with damascene work and a crescent
Silversmith: Morice Masslaton
Damascus, Syria
1925
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“Garden of Eden” Hanukkah lamp
Galicia, Poland

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Hanukkah lamp shaped like a Torah ark surrounded by mythical beasts and birds
Silversmith: Kazimierz Klimaszewski (active 1830– 51)
Warsaw, Poland

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Hanukkah lamp adorned with the blessing over the lights
Poland

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Hanukkah lamp adorned with bear and griffins
Poland

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Hanukkah lamp adorned with deer, lions, birds and a row of fishes
Poland

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Hanukkah lamp adorned with vase flanked by crouching lions
Poland

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Hanukkah lamp modeled after synagogue facade
Poland

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Hanukkah lamp adorned with Sabbath candlesticks
Poland

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Hanukkah lamp adorned with rows of birds
Poland

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Hanukkah lamp adorned with Tablets of the Law
Manufacturer: Morblin&Co
Warsaw, Poland

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Standing Hanukkah lamp adorned with lions and eagle
Galicia, Poland

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Standing Hanukkah lamp with oil fonts and fastening pins for candles
Poland

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Hanukkah lamp adorned with Temple Menorah and hands raised for Priestly Benediction
Poland

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Hanukkah lamp in the shape of an elaborate building façade
Poland

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Hanukkah lamp adorned with hands raised for the Priestly Benediction
Poland

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Hanukkah lamp inscribed with Jacob’s blessing to Joseph
Baghdad, Iraq

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Hanukkah lamp adorned with hamsas, crescents, and birds
Baghdad, Iraq

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Hanukkah lamp in the shape of a gate with lion-shaped oil fonts
Zhitomir, Ukraine
1857
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Hanukkah lamp in the shape of an elaborate Torah ark, crowned with a conch
Lvov, Ukraine

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Hanukkah lamp in the shape of a Torah ark, with lion-shaped oil fonts
Ukraine

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Hanukkah lamp surmounted by clock
Moscow, Russia
1841
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“Ba’al Shem Tov Hanukkah lamp“ with emblem of Russian eagle
Ukraine

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Porcelain Hanukkah lamp adorned with pastoral scene
Gorodnitza (?), Ukraine

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Porcelain Hanukkah lamp painted with bouquet of flowers
Gorodnitza, Ukraine

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Hanukkah lamp adorned with Temple Menorah flanked by lions
Russia

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Hanukkah lamp with the figures of Moses and Aaron
Berdichev, Ukraine

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Hanukkah lamp in the shape of an eight-branched candelabrum
Russia

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Hanukkah lamp adorned with fleurs-de-lis
Netherlands

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Hanukkah lamp adorned with hearts and two figures
Netherlands

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Hanukkah lamp shaped like neoclassical sofa
Netherlands

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Hanukkah lamp adorned with city emblem and family emblems
Amsterdam, Netherlands
1786
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Hanukkah lamp adorned with heart and circles
Netherlands

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Hanukkah lamp adorned with hearts and flowers
Netherlands

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Hanukkah lamp adorned with figures of the Biblical spies in European dress, with city emblem of The Hague, and with hot-air balloons
The Hague, Netherlands

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Hanukkah lamp adorned with two figures and crown
Netherlands

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Synagogue Hanukkah lamp, on three legs shaped like small rampant horses
Poland (?), Eastern Europe

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Large Synagogue Hanukkah lamp with conch-shaped candle sockets
Lvov, Poland

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Synagogue Hanukkah lamp
Poland

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Synagogue Hanukkah lamp with tall pins for wax candles
Central Europe

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Synagogue Hanukkah lamp surmounted by crowned eagle holding scepter and sword
Poland

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Spinning top from the Bezalel School of Arts and Crafts
Jerusalem

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Lead spinning top
Poland

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Hanukkah spinning top
Poland

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Spinning top
Poland

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Spinning top
Poland

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Spinning top
Poland

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Spinning top inscribed with the name Pinhas Dov Even Zahav
Poland
1922
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Spinning top inscribed with the name Pinhas Dov Even Zahav
Poland
1922
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Spinning top and its mold
Poland

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Spinning top
Germany

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Jewish National Fund spinning top
Land of Israel

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Lead spinning top
Land of Israel

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Spinning top
Poland

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Lead spinning top
Poland

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Lead spinning tops
Poland

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Wine bottle
Bohemia

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Cup for the "Purim Rabbi"
Bohemia

Jewish Life
Purim dolls
Sana'a, Yemen

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Purim plate
Les Islettes, Lorraine, France

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Esther scroll and page with accompanying blessings
Artist: Abraham de Chaves
Netherlands
1687
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Esther scroll case
France

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Case for Esther scroll
Rhodes, Ottoman empire

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Esther scroll case
Poland
1852
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Esther scroll with the wheel of the zodiac
Germany

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Esther scroll and case
Morocco

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Esther scroll
Persia
1848
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Esther scroll
Artist: David son of Jacob Katz
Netherlands (?)

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Purim whistle noisemaker
Russia or Poland

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Purim noisemaker
Vienna, Austria
1826
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Noisemaker
Central Europe

Jewish Life
Purim noisemaker
Morocco

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Purim noisemaker
Land of Israel

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Purim noisemaker
Land of Israel

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Purim noisemaker
Land of Israel

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Purim noisemaker
Land of Israel