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© Institute of Art of the Polish Academy of Sciences (IS PAN), Photographer: Unknown, 1928

The view on the eastern wall and part of the dome.

Eastern wall

The Torah ark in the center of the eastern wall was a complex structure, decorated with wooden carvings and paintings. The semi-circular pediment with carved wooden bas-relief with the images of musical instruments was placed above Torah ark. Two griffins flanking the tablets of covenants were painted over a niche with a Torah scroll. Two levels of paintings are placed above the semicircular pediment. Curtain with three crowns was depicted in the first level. Two griffins flanking the Torah scroll were depicted in the second level. Vases with lulav were depicted from the both sides of the gryphons. Colonnade with Gothic arcature were depicted on the east wall of the left and right from the Torah ark.

The fragments of the dome paintings.

A lion was situated in the middle section of the dome above the Torah ark. The zodiac sins were placed along perimeter of the dome on the lower level.

Name/Title
Great Synagogue in Józefów nad Wislą | Unknown
Object
Object Detail
Date
Mid-18th century
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Unknown (Unknown)
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Historical significance: Collective Memory/Folklore
Historical significance: Person
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Languages of inscription
Unknown
Type of grave
Unknown
0
Ornamentation
Custom
Contents
Codicology
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Façade (main)
Endivances
Location of Torah Ark
Location of Apse
Location of Niche
Location of Reader's Desk
Location of Platform
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Arrangement of Seats
Location of Women's Section
Direction Prayer
Direction Toward Jerusalem
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Colophon
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Bibliography
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Documenter
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Researcher
Khaimovih Boris |
Architectural Drawings
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Computer Reconstruction
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Language Editor
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Negative/Photo. No.
A354945