Catalog of Catalogs Online, A Bibliography of Temporary Exhibition Catalogs Since 1876 that Contain Items of Judaica

שדות אסורים. הפרג והאופיום מימי קדם ועד ימינו‬‎ Forbidden Fields. The Poppy and Opium from Ancient Times till Today
(148 words)

Editor

Gania Dolev.

Curators

Etan Ayalon, Hagit Sorek.

Imprint

Tel Aviv, Israel, 2006. 59 pp., 133 pp.*, illustrations: 99 col., 15 b&w, 23.8 × 17.2 cm. Hebrew and English.

Location

Eretz Israel Museum (30 May–31 December 2006)

Description

The role of the poppy plant and its opium derivative throughout the ages. With sections on use of the poppy in Eretz Israel and its environs: during the biblical period, during the period of the Mishnah and Talmud, amongst oriental Jews (for medicinal purposes), etc. Exhibits included an ancient chancel screen from a synagogue or church in Eretz Israel (p. 61), and a Hanukkah lamp from Afghanistan which was kindled by poppy seed oil (p. 33). No itemized listing.

main keywords

ERETZ ISRAEL
OPIUM
POPPY PLANT

minor keywords

Archaeological finds
Hanukkah lamps
Synagogue chancel screens

Related ephemera

Invitation to exhibition opening, 20 × 10 cm.

Cite this page
“‮שדות אסורים. הפרג והאופיום מימי קדם ועד ימינו‬‎ Forbidden Fields. The Poppy and Opium from Ancient Times till Today”, in: Catalog of Catalogs Online, A Bibliography of Temporary Exhibition Catalogs Since 1876 that Contain Items of Judaica. Consulted online on 15 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004444522_COCO_CC1885>
First published online: 2019



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