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(VII) Img. ID: 6761 Amud, , Lithuania, 1853 edit  
Category: Sacred and Ritual Objects

General Document

2 Name/Title Amud | Unknown
3a Object Amud
3b Object Detail
4a Artist/ Maker Unknown (Unknown)
5 Date 1853
5a Activity Dates
5b Reconstruction Dates
6 Period Unknown
6a Period Detail
7 Origin Lithuania
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 Tablets of the Law
Deer (of the Four Animals)
Lion (of the Four Animals)
Tiger (of the Four Animals)
Eagle (of the Four Animals)
Animals, the Four (Mishnah, Pirkei Avot, 5:20) |
14 Category
17 Photographer Radovan, Zev
18 Photograph Date 1992
19 Negative/ Photo. No. 344:30-31
19a Scan No. 0054104
20 Description "שויתי יהוה לנגדי תמיד" "נתחדש העמוד ע"י ר'יעקב נפתלי/ ב"ר משה לאנג כ"ה סיון ת'ר'ם" The rectangular Reader's Desk consists of a base, a sockets steps an a back wall. A free stand is added. The brass back wall is decorated in the lower part by an arcade composed by two storey. At the lower storey the central and widest arch bears an inscription in square and filled letters that reads: "I have set the Lord always before me" (Ps. 16:8) The small and side arches bears a five petals flower into a circle at the top. The external columns support the second storey entablature and the internal the first storey arches. The columns are standing on rectangular pedestal bearing a six petals flower in the center and intercalated by panels decorated by romboids net pattern. The central panel bears an added dedicatory inscription writted in square and filled letters and "The Amud (Reader's Desk) was renovated by Rabbi IIa'acov Naphali son of Moshe Lang 25 Sivan 5640(=1880) The arhes are surmounted by a second storey of a brocken balustrade. The central bay bears and oval medallion framed by petals and surrounded by stylized leaves and rocailles. The bay is topped by an arch. The medallion bears an inscription writted in square letters and reads: "5613 (=1853)" The upper part of the backwall is decorated at the center by a composition formed by a central Tables^of^Covenants surmounted by a Crown and flanked by the Four^animals turning to the centre and frontal faced. The lion on the left and the gazelle on the right are standing on the arcade and the eagle on the left and the leopard on the right upper them on leave's branches that emerges from the bottom of the Tables^of^Covenants. The lion, gazelle and leopard are human faced. The composition is flanked by two rows of scroll that emerges from two vases standing on the external columns. The scrolls framed the back-wall and upper scrolls emerges from the mouth of two fishes linked at the top by the tails. The back-wall is framed by two irregular bands decorated by two vases at the bottom that flowrs, leaves and scrolls emerges from it. An eagle faced outwards stand on the top. Three rows of five and four sockets are set in intercalated order in three steps. At the fourth and upper step are set four vase like elements. The steps are closed by a parapet composed by semicircular bands. The steps sides bears six petals rosette
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
Structure: wood, brass ##Decoration: sawed, nailed, repousse, punched, engraved, cast ##Bonding: fastened by pins
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 234 cm (113cm base, 36cm sockets steps, 85 back wall); 112cm (stand)
26b Length
26c Width 60 cm (base), 55 cm(sockets steps), 57 cm(back wall); 40 cm (stand)
26d Depth 46cm (base); 25cm (stand)
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
0054 | 104
46 Temp: Aleph Number
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
48 Temp: Addenda
:NO : Sc.7443
:MED : Wood, Metal
:DER : 7284-I1c2c
7284-IV2, Gazel
:XX : The wooden base and step skeleton are new. The wooden skeleton of the backwall is old. The sockets are new.

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