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Shofar used at Mount Zion
Description Shofar used at Mount Zion Hebrew Association in territorial St. Paul, Minnesota. A shofar is a ceremonial ram's horn used for Jewish religious purposes. The shofar was used by hazzan Lion Kalmon. A hazzan is a Jewish cantor who helps lead the congregation in songful prayer.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 15 5/8 inches length
2 1/2 inches width at widest
1 inch width at narrowest
1 inch depth
Nomenclature Shofar
Subjects Used by: Kalmon, Lion
Used by: Mount Zion Temple
Used in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Germans/Austrians
Jews
Other type Immigration and settlement
Religion
Dates Use: Not earlier than 1856
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 3736.E360