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(VII) Img. ID: 2672 A marble fragment of a Nike (?) from Beth She`arim, , Asia Minor, 2nd - 3rd century CE edit  
Category: Ancient Jewish Art

General Document

2 Name/Title A marble fragment of a Nike (?) from Beth She`arim | Unknown
3a Object Sculpture
3b Object Detail
4a Artist/ Maker Unknown (Unknown)
5 Date 2nd - 3rd century CE
5a Activity Dates
5b Reconstruction Dates
6 Period Late Roman (132-324)
6a Period Detail
7 Origin Asia Minor
| ?
8 Community Unknown |
9 Collection Israel | Israel Antiquities Authority
| Inv. no. 1964-38
9a Documentation / Research project Unknown
10 Location Israel | Israel Antiquities Authority
| Storerooms of Romema
11 Site Beth Shearim
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Nike
Winged figures |
14 Category
17 Photographer Unknown
18 Photograph Date
19 Negative/ Photo. No. IES. 4478
19a Scan No.
20 Description A fragment of the torso of a Nike bearing a garlands on her shoulders. Behind the left garland, a few feathers from her wings have remained. She is wearing a gown tied at her left shoulder, baring her right breast. A rope-pettern belt is tied below her bossem. She wears a necklace with round medallion on her neck, and two bracelets on her right arm, one above the elbow and the other below it.
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
Proconnesian marble; coarse, crystalline, white marble with a few discolourations or bluish-grey veins. Relief in the round.
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 17 cm.
26b Length 30 cm.
26c Width 23.8 cm.
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
The fragment is a part of a high-relief sarcophagus, which probably originally came from Asia Minor. According to N. Avigad. Nikae bearing grlands are common motif on the corners of the sarcophagi that came from Asia Minor.
38 Suggested Reconstruction
39 History/Provenance
The fragment was found in catacomb no.20.
40 Main Surveys & Excavations
41 Condition
Fragmenary. Only the torso remained.
42 Biography
43 Bibliography
Avigad,N. Beth Shearim III, pp.165, 172, Pl. LII: 1, fig.78
43a Short Name
43b Full Name
43c Volume
43d Page

44 Type
45 Temp: Batch Number
063 | 028
46 Temp: Aleph Number
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
48 Temp: Addenda
:NO : An.
:MED : Marble
:SIT : Israel: Beth She`arim

Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter T.M. (D.S.) 1982, O.S. 1998 49a
50 Researcher 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a