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Obj. ID: 956
Sacred and Ritual Objects
  Torah shield, Turkey, 1946

© Center for Jewish Art, Photographer: Radovan, Zev, 1993

The silver Torah shield consists of a plate and a dedicatory plaque.

The plate is in a shape of a Star of David. The center depicts an inscription in square linear letters and reads: "ציון" The inscription is composed of one letter on each of the corners in square linear letters and reads: "מגן דוד" "Star of David" The three upper corners are decorated with a star. A ring with a bell is attached to each corner except for the upper one. The upper part is surmounted with an arched dedicatory plaque which bears an inscription in square linear letters and reads:

"בע"ה )בעזרת השם(/ הק' )הקדש( לק"ק )לקהל קדוש( חברה ת"ת )תלמוד תורה( יב"ץ )יראו בנחמת ציון(/ למנוחת הנערה ה"מ ו'ה'נ'ב'ק'ש'/ ב'ש' )בשנת(:52 אייר 6075 ת'נ'צ'ב'ה' )תהא נשמתה צרורה בצרור החיים("

"With the help of the Lord, dedicated to the holy congregation Hevra (society) Talmud Torah (Torah studies). For the rest of the girl .The year of: 25 Iyar 5706 (1946) May her soul be bound up in the bond of life"

The center of the plaque is a shape of a star which bears an inscription in square linear letters and reads:

"מרת/ לונא דניאל/ בת אסתר/ תמ"א )תבורך מנשי אוהל("

"Mrs. Lunah Daniel daughter of Esther she will be blessed above women of the tent (Judg. 5:24)"

A chain hanger is inserted through two rings attached to the upper part.

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Object Detail
Monument Setting
Unknown
Date
1946
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Artist/ Maker
Origin
Historical Origin
Unknown
Community type
Location
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Site
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School/Style
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Period
Unknown
Period Detail
Collection
Documentation / Research project
Unknown
Material/Technique
Metal
Material Stucture
silver, cut, hammered
Material Decoration
cut
Material Bonding
soldered, nailed
Material Inscription
Inscription: engraved, cut
Material Additions
Material Cloth
Material Lining
Tesserae Arrangement
Density
Colors
Construction material
Measurements
Height
360_mm
Length
Width
260_mm
Depth
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Weight
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Iconographical Subject
Condition
Extant
Documented by CJA
Surveyed by CJA
Present Usage
Present Usage Details
Condition of Building Fabric
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Historical significance: Event/Period
Historical significance: Collective Memory/Folklore
Historical significance: Person
Architectural Significance: Style
Architectural Significance: Artistic Decoration
Urban significance
Significance Rating
Languages of inscription
Unknown
Type of grave
Unknown
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Ornamentation
Custom
Contents
Codicology
Scribes
Script
Number of Lines
Ruling
Pricking
Quires
Catchwords
Hebrew Numeration
Blank Leaves
Direction/Location
Façade (main)
Endivances
Location of Torah Ark
Location of Apse
Location of Niche
Location of Reader's Desk
Location of Platform
Temp: Architecture Axis
Arrangement of Seats
Location of Women's Section
Direction Prayer
Direction Toward Jerusalem
Coin
Coin Series
Coin Ruler
Coin Year
Denomination
Signature
Colophon
Scribal Notes
Watermark
Hallmark
Group
Group
Group
Group
Group
Trade Mark
Binding
Decoration Program
Summary and Remarks
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Computer Reconstruction
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Negative/Photo. No.