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(VII) Img. ID: 2646 Beth She'arim, Catacomb 4. , , Syria-Palaestina, Beth She'arim, early 3rd century - mid-4th century edit  
Category: Ancient Jewish Art

General Document


2 Name/Title Beth She'arim, Catacomb 4. | Unknown
3a Object Wall carving
Catacomb
3b Object Detail
4a Artist/ Maker Unknown (Unknown)
5 Date early 3rd century - mid-4th century
5a Activity Dates
5b Reconstruction Dates
6 Period Late Roman (132-324)
6a Period Detail
7 Origin Syria-Palaestina, Beth She'arim
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8 Community Unknown |
9 Collection Unknown | National Parks
10 Location Unknown|
11 Site Beth Shearim
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Man |
14 Category
17 Photographer Unknown
18 Photograph Date ???
19 Negative/ Photo. No. 4891
19a Scan No.
20 Description A long horizontal band ending in a sunken relief of a man's head is placed on the long wall of the right shelf. The head is emphasized by the sunken frame carved around it. It is carved in profile, turned to the right but the eye and ear are shown en face. The hair is shown by two rows of curls; the beard is indicated by a horizontal row of $$9hatchings. The band is decorated with geometric design, a herring-bone pattern.
 
21 Ornamentation
Geometric design
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
Soft rock carved in the shape of man's head and the geometric design.
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 1000mm
26b Length 5000mm
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
No damage can be seen.
42 Biography
43 Bibliography
Mazar, Beth She'arim: Raport on the Excavations During 1936-1940, 1973 volI: Catacombs 1-4,p.178, pl.XXXIII:3.
43a Short Name
43b Full Name
43c Volume
43d Page

44 Type
063001
45 Temp: Batch Number
063 | 001
46 Temp: Aleph Number
0007253
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
2646
48 Temp: Addenda
:NO : An.700
:TYP : OR
:LN : ENG

Registrar
Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter Tessa 7.1982 K.B. 10.1995 49a
50 Researcher 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a