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(VII) Img. ID: 23120 Great Synagogue in Bârlad – Vestibule, Wooden panels – Right side, Bârlad (Berlad), 1920s? edit  
Category: Jewish Architecture

General Document

2 Name/Title Great Synagogue in Bârlad – Vestibule | Unknown
3a Object Synagogue
Wall painting (Decoration)
3b Object Detail Wooden panels – Right side
4a Artist/ Maker Unknown (Unknown)
5 Date 1920s?
5a Activity Dates
5b Reconstruction Dates
6 Period Unknown
6a Period Detail
7 Origin Romania | Moldavia | Bârlad (Berlad)
8 Community Ashkenazi
9 Collection Unknown |
9a Documentation / Research project Unknown
10 Location Romania | Moldavia | Bârlad (Berlad)
| 5 Sfântul Iilie St.
11 Site Unknown
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Absalom's Tomb
Zechariah the Prophet, Tomb of
Zikhron Yaakov זכרון יעקב
Temple Mount
Dan (Tribes/Sons of Israel) |
14 Category
17 Photographer Khaimovich, Boris
18 Photograph Date 2012
19 Negative/ Photo. No.
19a Scan No. A346386
20 Description

The vestibule of the Great Synagogue in Bârlad contains eleven painted wooden panels depicting holy places and other sites in the Land of Israel, as well as emblems of some of the tribes of Israel. These panels are affixed to an upper tier wall made to appear as an arch dividing the vestibule space. The five panels on the right side depict (from right to left):

1. The emblem of the tribe of Dan portrayed as a giant snake rising above two palm trees on either side.

Inscription: מטה דן

Translation: The tribe of Dan

2. The Temple Mount in Jerusalem with the Dome of the Rock.

Inscription: הר הבית

Translation: The Temple Mount

3. The town of Zikhron Ya'akov in the Land of Israel. The scene includes a snaking city wall and towers of various colors, sizes, and shapes.

Inscription: זכרון יעקב

Translation: Zikhron Ya'akov

4. The tomb of Zechariah the prophet in the Land of Israel. The tomb structure includes a large black arch surmounted by a pyramidal red roof.

Inscription: ק" זכריה הנביא

Translation: Tomb of Zechariah the prophet


5. The tomb of Absalom in the Kidron Valley in Jerusalem. The depiction corresponds to the actual appearance of the monument.

Inscription: יד אבשלום

Translation: Absalom's memorial

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
45 Temp: Batch Number
46 Temp: Aleph Number
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
48 Temp: Addenda

Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter Khaimovich Boris 49a
50 Researcher Khaimovich Boris 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor Yeshayahu Gruber 2016 54a
55 Donor 55a