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Ketubah, Ragusa (Dubrovnik), 1680

This ketubah is rectangular, with a scalloped top. The two columns of text are located within the spaces formed by two arches and their supporting three columns. The columns are wound by vines and topped with decorative capitals. A chandelier hangs in the space between the arches and the spaces formed at each end are filled with tendrils. Above, a decorative heart shape, a darkened coat of arms, a…