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(VII) Img. ID: 6614 Esther scroll case, , Vienna (Wien), 18?? edit  
Category: Sacred and Ritual Objects

General Document

2 Name/Title Esther scroll case | Unknown
3a Object Esther scroll case
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 Austria | Wien (Bundesland) | Vienna (Wien)
8 Community Unknown |
9 Collection Israel | Mishkan Museum of Art, Ein Harod
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9a Documentation / Research project Unknown
10 Location Unknown|
11 Site Unknown
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Mordecai refusing to bow down before Haman (Es. 3:2) |
14 Category
17 Photographer Salmon, Naomi
18 Photograph Date
19 Negative/ Photo. No.
19a Scan No.
20 Description

The silver Esther scroll case consists of a body, an apex and a handle.## Along the lenth of the cylindrical body is a narrow opening from which the scroll is pulled out. The body is decorated with four epizods from Esther scroll. The scenes are set in three circumpheral registers separeted by bands with respective inscriptions. From top to bottom the scenes depict:

1. Mordecai the Jew brought before Haman in order to bow.(10813)

2.Mordecai riding a horse leaded by the humiliated Haman.(11052)

3. Mordecai and Esther write down the events upon scrolls.(11053)

4. The fourth scene is vertically situated along the left rim of the narrow opening for the scroll and It depicts the hanging of the ten sons of Haman (11054).

The body is framed in the lower and upper rim by a circumpheral bands decorated with scrolls and it terminates on both sided by a hemiglobular units that bear a dedicatory inscription. In square fieled letters it is read:

"נדבה לעם ישראל##מהו"רר)מורנו ורבנו הרב, ר.( פנחס יהודה לינדנבאום מאנגינר".

"Donation for the people of Israel, our teacher, the Rabbi, R. Phinehas Judah Lindenbaum Manginer".

The apex is an open winged eagle that surrmounts the case. A knob-shaped handle at the bottom of the case is attached to the bar on which the parchment is rolled.

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
054 | 022
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