Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Prague, Communal Seal

Prague Communal Seal magen davidFrom Jewish Encyclopedia entry: Seal by Joseph Jacobs & Albert Wolf

The seal of the ghetto of Prague is from 1627. The Jewish star surrounds a Swedish hat and has the caption "Sigillum Antiquæ Communitatis Pragensis Judæorum," with the
letters "magistrat" in the corners.

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