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Hanukkah oil lamp from a Romanian synagogue

Object | Accession Number: 2000.530.2

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    Hanukkah oil lamp from a Romanian synagogue


    Brief Narrative
    Hanukkah oil lamp from the Baia Mare (Romania) synagogue that stayed in the synagogue during the Holocaust.
    use: Baia Mare synagogue; Baia Mare (Romania)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Jewish Community of Baia Mare

    Physical Details

    Jewish Art and Symbolism
    Object Type
    Menorah (lcsh)
    Physical Description
    Hanukkah lamp composed of copper-alloy with eight separate sections for oil and one candle holder on the left side. The back section has an open-work design of a Star of David and a loop for hanging on the wall.
    overall: Height: 7.000 inches (17.78 cm) | Width: 5.000 inches (12.7 cm) | Depth: 1.750 inches (4.445 cm)
    overall : metal

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    No restrictions on access
    Conditions on Use
    No restrictions on use

    Keywords & Subjects

    Geographic Name
    Baia Mare (Romania)

    Administrative Notes

    The Hanukkah lamp was donated the the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2000 by the Jewish Community of Baia Mare.
    Record last modified:
    2023-06-16 08:16:54
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