Section 5. The Bible along the Silk Road

39. Indian Torah and Tik, 18c

Manuscript Research Group, Grand Haven, MI, USA

A Torah and tik from India dating to the 18th century written on g’vil, a special treatment of skins used by Sephardi Jews, the silver tik and jeweled crown was used as an adorned container for the Torah.
A Torah and tik from India dating to the 18th century written on g’vil, a special treatment of skins used by Sephardi Jews, the silver tik and jeweled crown was used as an adorned container for the Torah.