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Crematorium tag

Object | Accession Number: 1995.37.1

Consists of one cylindrical clay disc of the type which were attached to deceased prisoners' bodies during cremation to easily identify the ashes. Though the original origins of this disc, numbered 8745, are unknown, such discs were used at Theresienstadt, Sachsenhausen, Majdanek, and similar discs were also discovered at Belzec.

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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the de Saisset Museum
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Record last modified: 2018-01-11 14:24:00
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