The Met Passes Off Jewish Religious Article as “Islamic Amulet”

The Met have this “Islamic amulet” as part of their collection:

Except it is neither. It is the head part of phylacteries (tefillin shel rosh), a very holy article in Judaism.

I am just surprised this did not end up in the Palestinian Museum. They love co-opting other people’s everything, after all.

Hat tip: Stop Antisemitism

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