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Biblical Antiquities. A Description of the exhibit at the Cotton States International Exhibition

in Catalog of Catalogs Online

(167 words)

Authors

Cyrus Adler, I.M. Casanowicz.

Collection

Smithsonian Institution.

Imprint

Atlanta, Ga., USA, 1895. XVI, 80 pp. (pp. 943–1023), illustrations: 46 b&w, 14.5 × 22.5 cm. English.

Location

Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution … for the year ending June 30, 1896, pp. 943–1023, pls. 1–146

Description

Cotton States International Exposition, Atlanta (1895)

Description

A selection of Jewish ceremonial objects, intended to represent the Ancient Israelites, presented alongside archaeological finds, and flora and fauna from the biblical period. Comprehensive overview of the exhibition published within the Smithsonian Institutes’ annual report, with detailed text by Cyrus Adler and I.M. Casanowicz. Jewish exhibits on pp. 993–999; pls. 15–22. 20 Jewish items.

main keywords

ARCHAEOLOGICAL FINDSCEREMONIAL OBJECTSERETZ ISRAELTORAH ORNAMENTS

minor keywords

BesamimBiblesCircumcision cupsCircumcision implements/objectsCoinsHanukkah lampsKetubbotKiddush clothMizrachMusical instrumentsOmer calendarsPesach platesScrolls of Esther, illuminatedShechita knivesShabbat lampsTassTorah Ark curtainsYad

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