Tefillin scroll

(Zaporizhia Regional Museum of Culture and Traditions)
The small parchment scroll for tefillin.
Tefillin scroll #1
Parchment scroll which is embedded in the box ("bayit") of tefillin with the text of the second passage of the prayer "Shema Yisrael."
Museum / institution
Zaporizhia Regional Museum of Culture and Traditions
Inventory number in the institution
Д- 2880
History, source, type and date of acquisition
Found in the city of Zaporizhzhya. In the museum since the 17th of November of 1975.
Production period
Technique, comment
Text is written by sofer with indelible black ink on the parchment made of skin of kosher animal.
Religious holiday / lifecycle
daily religious use
Religious holiday / lifecycle, comment
Putting of tefillin on the head and on the left arm is the most important commandment from the Torah that Jewish men are required to perform on weekdays in the daytime with the corresponding blessing.
the beginning of XIX - end of XIX
parchment, ink
Dimensions, cm
width: 3.00, length: 18.00
Preservation condition
no restoration needed
Current location
on display
Since when displayed (year and month, the name of the exhibition or exposure)
з лютого 2013 року