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© Center for Jewish Art, Photographer: Kheifetz, Michael, 1991

The tombstone is a rectangular stela topped by an onionshaped completion. The plane facade is divided into two parts. The upper part bears the inscription פנ

The lower part bears an inscription framed by semi-circle arch. The inscription, engraved in square raised relief letters on 8 lines, reads: איש תם וישר ירא אלוקים התורני מו נתנ במו יוסף --טבת שנת תקדט)?(לפק תנצבה

Here lies upright, God-fearing and the learned in Torah man, our teacher Natan son of our teacher Joseph ? ? ? the month of Tevet the year (5)513 (?) (1753 ?). May his soul be bound up in the bond of life.

The back side of the tombstone is decorated with double-lined volute and two vertical profiled bands bearing foliat pattern. 

Name/Title
Jewish cemetery in Tovste (Tłuste) | Unknown
Object Detail
Tombstone
Settings
Unknown
Date
1768
Synagogue active dates
Reconstruction dates
Artist/ Maker
Unknown (Unknown)
Historical Origin
Unknown
Community type
Congregation
Unknown
Site
Unknown
School/Style
Unknown|
Period
Unknown
Period Detail
Collection
Unknown | 15
Documentation / Research project
Unknown
Material/Technique
Limestone, Fretwork
Material Stucture
Material Decoration
Material Bonding
Material Inscription
Material Additions
Material Cloth
Material Lining
Tesserae Arrangement
Density
Colors
Construction material
Measurements
Height
138 cm
Length
Width
55,5 cm
Depth
Circumference
Thickness
Diameter
Weight
Axis
Panel Measurements
Subject
Condition
Extant
Documented by CJA
Surveyed by CJA
Present Usage
Present Usage Details
Condition of Building Fabric
Architectural Significance type
Historical significance: Event/Period
Historical significance: Collective Memory/Folklore
Historical significance: Person
Architectural Significance: Style
Architectural Significance: Artistic Decoration
Urban significance
Significance Rating
Languages of inscription
Unknown
Type of grave
Unknown
0
Ornamentation
Custom
Contents
Codicology
Scribes
Script
Number of Lines
Ruling
Pricking
Quires
Catchwords
Hebrew Numeration
Blank Leaves
Direction/Location
Façade (main)
Endivances
Location of Torah Ark
Location of Apse
Location of Niche
Location of Reader's Desk
Location of Platform
Temp: Architecture Axis
Arrangement of Seats
Location of Women's Section
Direction Prayer
Direction Toward Jerusalem
Coin
Coin Series
Coin Ruler
Coin Year
Denomination
Signature
Colophon
Scribal Notes
Watermark
Hallmark
Group
Group
Group
Group
Group
Trade Mark
Binding
Decoration Program
Summary and Remarks
Supposedly the tombstone was made from decorated building stone.
Suggested Reconsdivuction
History/Provenance
Main Surveys & Excavations
Bibliography
Short Name
Full Name
Volume
Page
Type
Documenter
Boris Khaimovich, Benjamin Lukin |
Author of description
Boris Khaimovich, Benjamin Lukin |
Architectural Drawings
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Computer Reconstruction
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Section Head
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Language Editor
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Donor
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Negative/Photo. No.