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Dedication plaque

Title: Dedication plaque

Date: 1630

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Source: The Jewish Museum of Greece

Rights: The Jewish Museum of Greece

Publisher: The Jewish Museum of Greece

Subject: Architectural Elements, Jewish Inscriptions, Tombstones, Jewish Cemeteries of Greece

Description: Copy of a marble plaque, which rested above the lintel of an eastern window of a Synagogue in Herakleion built in the 15th century. The inscription records the dedication of a Torah scroll and the Hechal to the Synagogue by Israel Jacob Khouli son of Rabbi Solomon in 1630. The original is at the Historical Museum of Herakleion, Crete.

DataProvider: The Jewish Museum of Greece

Provenance: Herakleion, Crete

Type: Image

Provider: Judaica Europeana, Greece

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