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(VII) Img. ID: 317764 Tombstone of Joseph son of Benjamin in Ptuj, , Ptuj (Petau), 1371 edit  
Category: Jewish Funerary Art

General Document

2 Name/Title Tombstone of Joseph son of Benjamin in Ptuj | Unknown
3a Object Tombstone
3b Object Detail
4a Artist/ Maker Unknown (Unknown)
5 Date 1371
5a Activity Dates
5b Reconstruction Dates
6 Period Unknown
6a Period Detail
7 Origin Slovenia | Štajersko (Steirmark) | Ptuj (Petau)
8 Community Ashkenazi
9 Collection Slovenia | Ptuj-Ormož Regional Museum
9a Documentation / Research project Unknown
10 Location Slovenia | Ptuj
11 Site Unknown
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Unknown |
14 Category
17 Photographer Unknown
18 Photograph Date
19 Negative/ Photo. No.
19a Scan No. A407398
20 Description

The tombstone is a stela with a protruding border. Its upper part is broken. The Hebrew epitaph reads:


הזאת אשר

שמתי מצבה [בראשית כח, כב]

לראש ר' יוסף

ב'ר' בנימן הנהרג

ביום ו' באחד

לירח מרחשון

שנת ק'ב'ל' לאלף

הששי ת'נ'צ'ב'ה'

א'א'א' סלה

And this stone, which I have set for a pillar [Gen. 28:22]

To the head of r. Joseph

Son of r. Benjamin, that was murdered

On Friday, the first day

of the month of Marheshvan

The year 132 in the sixth

Millenium [=11 October 1371]. May his soul be bound in the bundle of life

Amen, amen, amen, selah

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 49a
50 Researcher Vladimir Levin 2019 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor Project Digitization of Jewish Heritage in Slovenia 2019-2020 55a