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Obj. ID: 528
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  Torah pointer (Tripoli, 1st half of the 20th c.)

© Center for Jewish Art, Photographer: Radovan, Zev, 1989

The silver torah pointer consists of a hanger, bar and a pointer.

A ring is inserted through a hole at the end of the bar.It is divided into an upper arm and a forearm. The upper arm is undulating cylindrical consist of two superimposed spheroid section,separated by a knob and rings. The forearm is flat decorated with a floral pattern,encircled by a zigzag band.The back of the forearm bears a dedicatory inscription,in filled letters. The Pointer ends in a clenched hand with a crooked index finger.

The dedicatory inscripiton reads towards the hand : "למנוחת מכלוף בריח ת.נ.צ.ב.ה." "For the repose of Machloph Bariach May his soul be bound up in the bond of life "

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1900-1950
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