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(VII) Img. ID: 6585 Wooden synagogue in Vuzliany (Uzliany), Torah ark, , Vuzliany (Uzliany, Uzlyany), 1761 edit  
Category: Sacred and Ritual Objects

General Document

2 Name/Title Wooden synagogue in Vuzliany (Uzliany), Torah ark | Unknown
3a Object Torah ark
3b Object Detail
4a Artist/ Maker Unknown (Unknown)
5 Date 1761
5a Activity Dates
5b Reconstruction Dates
6 Period Unknown
6a Period Detail
7 Origin Belarus | Minskaia vobl. | Vuzliany (Uzliany, Uzlyany)
8 Community Ashkenazi
9 Collection Belarus | Minsk | National Art Museum in Minsk
9a Documentation / Research project Unknown
10 Location Unknown|
11 Site Unknown
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Tablets of the Law |
14 Category
17 Photographer Khaimovich, Boris
18 Photograph Date 1993
19 Negative/ Photo. No.
19a Scan No.
20 Description

The wooden fragment of the Holy Ark is in the shape of an architectural facade where two columns that support an architrave, frame the Tablets of the Covenant in the center. The tablets are inscribed with the beggining of the ten comandments, five on each side. Above the comandments on both tablets, there is an inscription in one line of square letters which read:

"משנת תקכ"א לפק)לפרט קטן("

"From the year (5)521(1761)"

Beneath the commandment are protruding rectangular panels enclosing foliate scrolls. Each tablet is framed by an arche decorated with foliate scrolls. The same pattern decorats the external columns. Below the architrave there is a dedicatory inscription. In one line of square letters it is read:

"זנ)זאת נדבת( דוב בן עזראל עם בנו יעקב"

"This is the donation of Dov son of Azreel with his son Jacob"

 This object is a fragment of the upper part decoration of an Holy Ark which has more than double height as one can see in the old picture.

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
175 | 038
46 Temp: Aleph Number
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
48 Temp: Addenda
NO : Sc.8684
MED : Wood
MH : 140cm
MDE : 9cm
MW : 111cm
MAT : Wood##Structure: cut, carved##Decoration: carved openwork, painted in brown-red, blue-green, mustard-yellow on dark brown background##Bonding: nailed, glue?##Inscription: carved
RG : L.F. (M.T.) 7.1993
CO : fragment
AQ : The fragment was brought to the museum in 1954 from an expedition lead by the museum.
BIB : C.f. Yargina, Wooden Synagogues, pls. 65-66.
REM : This object is a fragment of the upper part decoration of an Holy Ark which has more than double hight, as one can see in the old picture. The Holy Ark belonged to the synagogue of Uzlyany in Belorussia.

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