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  (XI) Obj. ID: 303 Torah case ,, Iraq, . // Unknown edit  
Category: Sacred and Ritual Objects


2 Name/Title Torah case | Unknown
3a Object Torah case
3b Object Detail
4a Artist/ Maker Unknown (Unknown)
5 Date
6 Period Unknown
6a Period Detail
7 Origin Iraq
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8 Community Unknown |
9 Collection Israel | Rehovot | Sc_161
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10 Location Unknown |
11 Site Unknown
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Foliate and floral ornaments |
14 Category
17 Photographer Radovan, Zev
18 Photograph Date 22.7.1991
19 Negative/ Photo. No.
19 Remarks
20 Description The wooden torah^case is consists of a body and a crown.##The cylindrical body is covered with dark green velvet. Silver friezes encircle the upper and lower borders of the body. The upper and lower friezes bear dedicatory inscriptions. The dedicatory inscription on the upper frieze is chaised in solid letters, and reads: תיק זה וס'ת)ספר תורה( הקדישה אותו האשה פרחה כתון אשת צלאח יצחק מ'ב'ת )מנשים באוהל תברך( תזכה לצוה ולח'ט'ו )לחיים טובים וארוכים?( "This case and the Torah scroll inside were dedicated by the woman Pircha Katon, wife of Zalach Yizthak, followed by Judges 5:24, may she merit to do commandment(s) and to a long and happy life (?) The dedicatory inscription on the lower frieze is chaised in solid letters, and reads: יום ארבע ניסן ש' )שנת( הת'ר'פ'ט )92.4.41( "The fourth of Nisan, the year (5)689, (14.4.29) Silver oval-shaped plaques are attached to the body, bearing a floral design. There are twenty whole plaques, ten half-plaques divided vertically, and ten half-plaques divided horizontally. The plaques are not all identical, but bear a few basic designs. ##The case is opened by two hook clasps. The inner case is covered by purple brocade and red velvet. The globular shaped crown is composed of a main section a crest and an apex.## The main section is covered with dark green velvet. Five silver plaques, similar to those on the body are attached to it. An undulating crest surmounts the crown and is topped by a bud-shaped apex. The crest is covered with silver plaques decorated with the same floral pattern as the plaques on the body. Eight rings hang around the centre of the crest, carrying slit drop-shaped bells. A floral decoration follows the inscription on the lower frieze.

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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

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
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46 Temp: Aleph Number
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
303
48 Temp: Addenda
:NO___:__Sc_6220
:MED__:__Wood
:NNO__:__475-1,2,3
:MH___:__540(Body);420(Crown)
:MD___:__270(Body);220(Crown)
:MAT__:__Wood##Cotton_and_synthetic_velvet,brocadeCast,_chaised,_punched,_engraved##Soldered,_nailed
:TYP__:__OR
:RG___:__S_F__12_1991
:CO___:__The_inner_dedicatory_plaques_are_missing__The_present_green_velvet_covering_replaces_an_earlier_red_velvet_one,_visible_inside_the_case__The_present_congregation_made_this_repair_
:LN___:__ENG
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49 Documenter 49a
50 Researcher 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a

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(XXII) ID: 4513 Torah case , , Iraq, 1908 edit
Category: Sacred and Ritual Objects
ID: 4513 Torah case , , Iraq, 1908 edit  
Category: Sacred and Ritual Objects

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2 Name/Title Torah case | Unknown
3a Object Torah case
3b Object Detail
4a Artist/ Maker Unknown (Unknown)
5 Date 1908
6 Period Unknown
7 Origin Iraq
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8 Community Unknown |
9 Collection Israel | Rehovot | Sc_161
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10 Location Unknown |
11 Site Unknown
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Foliate and floral ornaments |
14 Category
17 Photographer Radovan, Zev
18 Photograph Date
19 Negative/ Photo. No. 476-18-23
19a Scan No.
20 Description תיק זה וסת )ספר תורה( שבו למנו')למנוחת( המ')המנוח(אהרון יעקב יוסף כהן נ"ע)נוחו עדן( נלב"ע)נפטר לבית עולמו( בעיר בצרה יום ב כז חשון תרסח על מנת בכל מקום שירצו בעלי הסת' )הספר תורה( להוצי')או( ולהניחו למקומות אחרים הרשות בידם וב'כ' )ובידי באי כוחם( וזאת##התורה אשר##שם משה לפני##בני ישראל: תיק זה וספר תורה שבו ## למנוח')למנוחת(##המ')המנוח(##אהרון יעקב##יוסף כהן נע' נלבע'##בעי')בעיר(##בצרה##יום ב כז חשון##שנת התרסח'. תורה צוה לנו משה מור')מורשה(##קהילת יעקב: משה אמת The torah^case is made of wood and consists of a body and a crown.## The body is cylindrical and covered by silver sheets decorated with floral pattern which is framed by foliate rhomboids. The upper and lower borders are encircled by friezes bearing a dedicatory inscription. The upper borders of the body are surmounted by a pierced lily-like crenellation. Beads are missing. ##The case is opened by two silver hook clasps. There are two pairs of hinges at the back. The inner face is covered by cloth. There are two round insert holes for the rods. The onion shape crown is composed of a main section, a crest and an apex.## The main section is covered by silver sheets with floral pattern which is framed by foliate motif.## The undulating crest is mounted over the crown. The crest is decorated alternatly with foliate pattern. A wide ring encircles its center, which bears oval pattern. The crest is surmounted by a bud like apex. Ten chains encircle the center of the crest and are carrying slit drop-shaped bells.## Two iron rimon mounts are fixed on the crown. The dedicatory inscription on the body starts at the upper borders from the right of the body. It is in outline letters and reads: " This case and the Torah Scroll inside it for the repose of Aharon I`qov Iosef Cohen,May he rest in peace Passed away in the city of Bazra, Monday 27 Heshvan 1908". The inscription continues on the lower borders from the front of the case: "For the sake of the owners of the Torah who want to take it out and put it in other places, the permission is in their hands and their representatives" The dedicatory inscription in the inner side of the crown ,is drawn on the mirror in green and encircled by a foliate motif in purple, red, orange, yellow and reads from the right: Deut. 4:44##followed by: "This case and##the Torah inside it##Continues on the left side:For the repose of Aharon Y`qov## Yosef Kohen May he rest in peace##Passed away##in the city## of Bazra The day of Monday 27 Heshvan##The year 1908 The dedicatory inscription on the inner side of the crest starts from the right band and continues in the same line to the left one. It is in outline letters. Deut. 33:4##Of the congregation of Y`qov:Moses is truth
21 Ornamentation
 
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
Wood## Silver and partly gilded silver plaques## Repousse, engraved, punched
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

26 Measurements
26a Height 915(body);389(crown)
26b Length
26c Width
26d Depth
26e Circumference
26f Thickness
26g Diameter 262(body); 242(crown)
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
043068
45 Temp: Batch Number
043 | 068
46 Temp: Aleph Number
0006203
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
4513
48 Temp: Addenda
:NO : Sc.6203
:MED : Wood
:TYP : OR
:LN : ENG

Registrar
Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter Y.P. 7.1991 49a
50 Researcher 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a