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(VII) Img. ID: 3417 Torah shield, , Unknown, 18?? edit  
Category: Sacred and Ritual Objects

General Document


2 Name/Title Torah shield | Unknown
3a Object Unknown
3b Object Detail
4a Artist/ Maker Unknown (Unknown)
5 Date 18??
5a Activity Dates
5b Reconstruction Dates
6 Period Unknown
6a Period Detail
7 Origin Unknown |
8 Community Unknown |
9 Collection Ukraine | Kiev | Museum of Historical Treasures of Ukraine
| DM 2092
9a Documentation / Research project Unknown
10 Location Unknown|
11 Site Unknown
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Two lions
Columns
Crown
Bird
Griffin
Vase |
14 Category
17 Photographer Radovan, Zev
18 Photograph Date 1992
19 Negative/ Photo. No. 553-4,553-19,20
19a Scan No.
20 Description

The silver Torah shield is rectangular and terminates with a semi circular arch. The name of the Lord is depicted in the center framed with leaves. Two rampant lions, facing backwards and revealing their tongues stand upon cylindrical columns patterned with spiralling leaves strips. The lions hold a crown decorated with flowers. Surmounting the crwon is foliage flanked by two flying birds who peck at the leaves. The upper part consists of an inscription written in full square letters and reads:

"ז"נ (זאת נדבת) ר' (רבי) מאיר ברמ' (בן ר' מרדכי?) בעד נ"ב (נשמת בתו?) הבתולה ליבא רחל ז"ל (זכרונה לברכה)"

"This is the donation of Rabbi son of the Rabbi Meir for the soul of his daughter, virgin Liba Rachel of blessed memory".

In the center of the shield, between the columns - a unicorn with a head flexed fownwards, leaps over a flowering pot. 

The Torah shield is framed by a raised line composed of pointed arches.

 
21 Ornamentation
Unicorn
Column
Bird
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
Silver
Structure: Cut##Decoration: repousse,punched,engraved## Bonding:soldered##Inscription:engraved.
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 205mm
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
None
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
The Kiev Collection.
40 Main Surveys & Excavations
41 Condition
42 Biography
43 Bibliography
43a Short Name
43b Full Name
43c Volume
43d Page

44 Type
038013
45 Temp: Batch Number
038 | 013
46 Temp: Aleph Number
0008064
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
3417
48 Temp: Addenda
:NO : Sc.8064
:MED : Metal
:MW : 167mm
:LN : ENG

Registrar
Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter P.F. (Y.P.) 6.1992 49a
50 Researcher 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a