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In Judaism there are two interpretations of the symbolism of the hard boiled egg (Baytzah). One is that it is an ancient fertility symbol. The other is found in Passover a holiday full of ritual symbols that retell the Exodus story. A boiled egg is one of the symbolic foods eaten during the Sedar on the first night of Passover.

Each egg in this collection collection has a Hebrew letter impression stained with iron oxide and random metal stems. Each egg is about 4" H with the metal stem and 5 1/4" in diameter and weigh under 4 oz.

$20. an egg. JCC/39 letters, 7 SOD, 1 Dreidel,  1 1948, 1 G-d
Hebrew Letter Eggs~