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Cylindrical Torah scroll case
Tripoli, Libya
Silversmith: Raphael ‘Aton
Wood overlaid with silver sheet, repoussé
H: 70.8; W: 33.5 cm
Extended loan from Guido Raccah, Hong Kong, and Enrico Raccah, Miami, in memory of Effraim Raccah and his family, who were cruelly murdered in Libya in 1967
Accession number: L-B08.0018 ; 145/068

“Recent Acquisitions“, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem Magazine, Winter 2008 - Spring 2009

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir