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(VII) Img. ID: 34478 Synagogue in Mediaș - Prayer hall, Northern wall, Mediaș (Mediasch, Medgyes), 1896 edit  
Category: Jewish Architecture

General Document


2 Name/Title Synagogue in Mediaș - Prayer hall | Unknown
3a Object Synagogue
Wall painting (Decoration)
3b Object Detail Northern wall
4a Artist/ Maker Unknown (Unknown)
5 Date 1896
5a Activity Dates
5b Reconstruction Dates
6 Period Unknown
6a Period Detail
7 Origin Romania | Transylvania | Mediaș (Mediasch, Medgyes)
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8 Community Unknown |
9 Collection Unknown |
9a Documentation / Research project Unknown
10 Location Romania | Transylvania | Sibiu județ | Mediaș
| Kogalniceanu St. 45
11 Site Unknown
12 School/Style Neo-Moorish
Neo-Romanesque|
13 Iconographical Subject Unknown |
14 Category
17 Photographer Khaimovich, Boris
18 Photograph Date 1997
19 Negative/ Photo. No.
19a Scan No. A169307
20 Description

Two identical sets of pictures appear in the lower tier of the walls. They start on the eastern wall with paintings of Magen David and the Crown of the Torah. The first pier of the northern/southern wall has a “triptych” of two seven-branched menorot and the tablets of the Law, inscribed נר מצוה ותורה אור (“For the commandment is a lamp; and the law is light,” Prov. 6: 23). The second pier of the northern/southern wall has a “diptych” of two eternal lights, inscribed שמור נרי ואני אשמור נרך (Midrash Tehilim, 18). The western pier of the northern/southern wall also has a “diptych”: a goblet is inscribed כוס ישועות אשא (“I will take the cup of salvation,” Ps. 116:13); a laver is inscribed ארחץ בנקיון כפי (“I will wash my hands in innocence,” Ps. 26:6). The last pictures of the set appears on the western wall: there are two identical but mirrored depictions of the Western Wall in Jerusalem appear; each one is inscribed כותל מערבי (The Western Wall).

 
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
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46 Temp: Aleph Number
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
34478
48 Temp: Addenda

Registrar
Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter Boris Khaimovich; Vladimir Levin 1997; 2019 49a
50 Researcher Vladimir Levin 2016 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a