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The collection of the Jewish Museum in Prague also contains a small and rather curious group of objects in the form of sea snail shells with etched inscriptions in Hebrew. This is evidence of an interesting cultural phenomenon that
emerged in what was then Palestine at the very beginning of the twentieth century, probably continuing for the next 30 or
so years. These inscribed shells also appear in other Judaica collections, as well in specialized auctions, which suggests
that this was indeed a mass phenomenon.
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