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(VII) Img. ID: 300 Hammath Tiberias Synagogue, , Hammath Tiberias, 286-337 CE edit  
Category: Ancient Jewish Art

General Document

2 Name/Title Hammath Tiberias Synagogue | Unknown
3a Object Mosaic floor (Decoration)
3b Object Detail
4a Artist/ Maker Unknown (Unknown)
5 Date 286-337 CE
5a Activity Dates
5b Reconstruction Dates
6 Period Late Roman (132-324) ,Byzantine,Late Roman - early Byzantine
6a Period Detail
7 Origin Israel/Eretz Israel | Palaestina Secunda | Hammath Tiberias
8 Community Unknown |
9 Collection Unknown |
9a Documentation / Research project Unknown
10 Location Unknown|
11 Site Hammat Tiberias
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Menorah
Sanctuary Implements
Fire-pans (mahtot)
Shofar (in the Temple); See also Shofar (New Year) |
14 Category
17 Photographer Radovan, Zev
18 Photograph Date 1994
19 Negative/ Photo. No.
19a Scan No. 030084
20 Description The rectangular panel depicting the sanctuary implements is situated at the south end of the nave, above the zodiac panel. A Torah ark flanked by two seven-branched menorahs is depicted in the center of the panel. Each menorah is set amongst a shovel, a shofar and the four species. The Toraha ark is composed of two closed doors flanked by two columns. A curtain which conceals part of the doors is tied in center. The columns stand on plain pedestals and are crowned by Ionic capitals. The Torah ark is surmounted by a gable, with a conch in the center The two seven-branched menorahs are composed of alternating oval and pomegranate-shaped links. The menorahs' branches stems are surmounted by seven burning lamps. Each flame is bent towards the center of the menorah. The base of each menorah is composed of a circular disk, supported by three legs shaped as lion's paws which stand on plain pedestals. The four species, set to the left of each menorah comprise an ethrog bound together with a lulav, hadas and aravah. A shofar and shovelare depicted to the right of each menorah. The background of the panel is decorated with flower buds. The panel is framed by a multi-strand guilloche.
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
030 | 084
46 Temp: Aleph Number
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
48 Temp: Addenda

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