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Community life

The visit to the Museum begins with an explanation of the origins of Girona's Jewish community. The first families settled in the city as early as the 9th century, forming a community with its own life and identity. This gallery shows everyday items used by Girona's Jewish inhabitants and later found by archaeologists.

Outstanding items

Buckle

Bronze, 13th-15th centuries, Montju´c (Girona). A belt buckle with the decorative image of an imaginary animal that may be the Leviathan, one of the main creatures inhabiting the mythological and symbolic universe of Judaism. This small gem of an item vividly evokes the everyday life of Jewish Girona.

 

Earrings

Silver, 13th-15th centuries, Montju´c (Girona). These silver filigree earrings are tiny jewels that bring us closer to the personal and private lives of the women who once lived in the Jewish Quarter in Girona.

 
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