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    Charlton Heston "Moses" prop Ten Commandments tablets from The Ten Commandments. (Paramount, 1956) DeMille's greatest film, and his last, has joined the pantheon of epic films revered from generation to generation. These are the prop 23 x 12 x 1 in. Ten Commandments tablets "written by the finger of God." Constructed of richly hewn fiberglass on wood backing, the "engraving" is in an early Canaanite script practiced in the late Bronze Age (c. 13th century B.C.), Moses' era. These tablets were created by Paramount Studios scenic artist A.J. Ciraolo who made them to be slightly irregular with molded chips, craters and dings since they were to be carved with God's "fire bolts," and he painted them in great detail to appear as carved stone. Ciraolo kept these tablets following the production and removed the fiberglass on the back to display them on a plaque (the exposed wood exhibits the patina of over 5 decade-old wood). Comes with a letter of authenticity from the family of A.J. Ciraolo. Arguably the most important props identified with the epic Cecil B. DeMille passion play and beloved star Charlton Heston. In fine condition.

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