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(VII) Img. ID: 922 Korazin Synagogue, gable, Korazin, 4th-5th Century CE edit  
Category: Ancient Jewish Art

General Document

2 Name/Title Korazin Synagogue | Unknown
3a Object Synagogue
Architectural fragment
3b Object Detail gable
4a Artist/ Maker Unknown (Unknown)
5 Date 4th-5th Century CE
5a Activity Dates
5b Reconstruction Dates
6 Period Byzantine
6a Period Detail
7 Origin Israel/Eretz Israel | Korazin
8 Community Ancient
9 Collection Unknown |
9a Documentation / Research project Unknown
10 Location Israel | Korazin National Park
11 Site Korazin
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Eagle |
14 Category
17 Photographer H.U.
18 Photograph Date
19 Negative/ Photo. No. 871
19a Scan No.
20 Description The gable of the entrance facade of the synagogue is composed, of two architectural elements:frieze and cornice. The center of the frieze below the apex of the pediment,is decorated with an eagle.The eagle is (carved in high relief) flanked by simmetrical acanthus leaves and two medallions. From the acanthus leaves a jamping lion is emerging. The medallion on the left is centered by a leaf.The medallion in the right is centered by a blossom. The cornice above the frize is decorated with formal and plant motifs on angled mouldings.From bottom to top:egg-and-dart,dentils and bed-and-reel.The coffers are decorated with blossoms.The consoles are shaped like acanthus leaves.The cyma is decorated with acanthus leaves and palmettes.
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
Basalt## Carved
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
The reconstruction made by Yeivin.Z. see olso:two architectonic parts of the gable.NO 7111,7547.
38 Suggested Reconstruction
39 History/Provenance
40 Main Surveys & Excavations
41 Condition
The two lions have been defaced,Head of the eagle is missing.
42 Biography
43 Bibliography
Yeivin, "Chorazin", BAR 1987, p.34.
43a Short Name
43b Full Name
43c Volume
43d Page

44 Type
45 Temp: Batch Number
071 | 040
46 Temp: Aleph Number
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
48 Temp: Addenda

Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter R.T. 1983 & R.B.A. 1993 49a
50 Researcher 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a