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(VII) Img. ID: 1873 Jericho Synagogue, , Jericho, 4th-8th century CE edit  
Category: Ancient Jewish Art

General Document


2 Name/Title Jericho Synagogue | Unknown
3a Object Mosaic floor (Decoration)
3b Object Detail
4a Artist/ Maker Unknown (Unknown)
5 Date 4th-8th century CE
5a Activity Dates
5b Reconstruction Dates
6 Period Unknown
6a Period Detail
7 Origin Israel/Eretz Israel | Jericho
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8 Community Unknown |
9 Collection Unknown |
10 Location Unknown|
11 Site Unknown
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Abstract geometric
Menorah
Lulav
Shofar (in the Temple); See also Shofar (New Year) |
14 Category
17 Photographer Radovan, Zev
18 Photograph Date
19 Negative/ Photo. No.
19a Scan No.
20 Description

The nave is decorated with the image of the Ark of the Law (Torah shrine,Torah chest, תיבה, ארון קודש). standing on four short legs with a stylized conch above it. The Ark of the Law is shown with two locked doors decorated with panels crossed by diagonals to give an impression of lighter and darker triangles.

The central medallion consists of seven branched Menorah flanked by a Lulav and a Shofar, above the inscription: שלום על ישראל

 
21 Ornamentation
22 Custom
23 Contents
24 Codicology
24a Scribes
24b Script
24c Number of Lines
24d Ruling
24e Pricking
24f Quires
24g Catchwords
24h Hebrew Numeration
24i Blank Leaves

25 Material/Technique
25a Material Structure
25b Material Decoration
25c Material Bonding
25d Material Inscription
25e Material Additions
25f Material Cloth
25g Material Lining
25h Tesserae Arrangement
25i Density
25j Colors
25k Construction Material

26 Measurements
26a Height
26b Length
26c Width
26d Depth
26e Circumference
26f Thickness
26g Diameter
26h Weight
26i Axis
26j Panel Measurements
27 Direction/Location
27a Façade (main)
27b Entrances
27c Location of Torah Ark
27d Location of Apse
27e Location of Niche
27f Location of Reader's Desk
27g Location of Platform
27h Temp: Architecture Axis
27i< Arrangement of Seats
27j Location of Women's Section
27k Direction Prayer
27l Direction Toward Jerusalem

28 Coin
28a Coin Series
28b Coin Ruler
28c Coin Year
28d Denomination

29 Signature
30 Colophon
31 Scribal Notes
32 Watermark
33 Hallmark
33a Group
33b Subgroup
33c Hallmark Identification
33d Hallmark Group Classification
33e Hallmark Reference
34 Trade Mark
35 Binding
36 Decoration Program
36 Summary and Remarks
38 Suggested Reconstruction
39 History/Provenance
40 Main Surveys & Excavations
41 Condition
42 Biography
43 Bibliography
43a Short Name
43b Full Name
43c Volume
43d Page

44 Type
214001
45 Temp: Batch Number
214 | 001
46 Temp: Aleph Number
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
1873
48 Temp: Addenda

Registrar
Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter 49a
50 Researcher 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a