Ram's horn from Beth Shalom B'nai Zaken Ethiopian Hebrew Congregation

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  • Image for Ram's horn from Beth Shalom B'nai Zaken Ethiopian Hebrew Congregation
  • Image for Ram's horn from Beth Shalom B'nai Zaken Ethiopian Hebrew Congregation
  • Image for Ram's horn from Beth Shalom B'nai Zaken Ethiopian Hebrew Congregation
  • Image for Ram's horn from Beth Shalom B'nai Zaken Ethiopian Hebrew Congregation
  • Image for Ram's horn from Beth Shalom B'nai Zaken Ethiopian Hebrew Congregation
  • Image for Ram's horn from Beth Shalom B'nai Zaken Ethiopian Hebrew Congregation
  • Image for Ram's horn from Beth Shalom B'nai Zaken Ethiopian Hebrew Congregation
  • Image for Ram's horn from Beth Shalom B'nai Zaken Ethiopian Hebrew Congregation
  • Image for Ram's horn from Beth Shalom B'nai Zaken Ethiopian Hebrew Congregation
  • Image for Ram's horn from Beth Shalom B'nai Zaken Ethiopian Hebrew Congregation
  • Image for Ram's horn from Beth Shalom B'nai Zaken Ethiopian Hebrew Congregation
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Created by
Unidentified
Used by
Rabbi Funnye, Capers
Beth Shalom B'nai Zaken Ethiopian Hebrew Congregation, American, founded 1984
Medium
2011.88.6a: horn;
2011.88.6b: wood, metal, tape on plastic
Dimensions
2011.88.6a: 4 1/8 × 11 5/16 × 1 3/16 in. (10.5 × 28.7 × 3 cm)
2011.88.6b: 4 1/8 × 9 × 4 in. (10.4 × 22.8 × 10.2 cm)
Type
shofars
Place used
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date
1998
Description
A shofar, a traditional Jewish ritual musical instrument, carved from a single ram's horn. The shofar has an associated wooden, box-shaped stand with a plastic mount that has been padded and wrapped with black tape.
Topic
African American
Music
Religious groups
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture; Gift of Rabbi Capers Funnye and the Beth Shalom B’nai Zaken Ethiopian Hebrew Congregation
Object number
2011.88.6ab
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Religious and Sacred Objects
Exhibition
Making a Way Out of No Way
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 050
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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