Photo © Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Elie Posner
Crescent-shaped Torah shield
Turkey
ca. 1944
Silver, cut, repoussé and engraved
Inscribed in Hebrew: “Dedicated to the holy community Beit Israel, the year 5704 [=1943/44]”
H: 25; W: 28 cm
Accession number: B82.0376 ; 148/261
 
 


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