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(VII) Img. ID: 5949 Great Synagogue in Akhaltsikhe, , Akhaltsikhe, 1863 (inscription), 1910 edit  
Category: Jewish Architecture

General Document

2 Name/Title Great Synagogue in Akhaltsikhe | Unknown
3a Object Synagogue
3b Object Detail
4a Artist/ Maker Unknown (Unknown)
5 Date 1863 (inscription), 1910
5a Activity Dates
5b Reconstruction Dates
6 Period Unknown
6a Period Detail
7 Origin Georgia | Samtskhe-Javakheti | Akhaltsikhe
8 Community Georgian Jews
9 Collection Unknown |
10 Location Georgia | Akhaltsikhe
| 96 Guramishvili St.
11 Site Unknown
12 School/Style |
13 Iconographical Subject Unknown |
14 Category
17 Photographer Unknown
18 Photograph Date
19 Negative/ Photo. No.
19a Scan No.
20 Description
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
Rossiiskaia evreiskaia entsiklopediia, vol. 4, p. 60-62 with ill.;
Ariella Amar and Ruth Jacoby, Ingathering of the Nations. Treasures of Jewish Art: Documenting an Endangered Legacy (Jerusalem, 1998), p. 92-93 with ills and plan;
Rachel Arbel & Lily Magal (Magalashvili) (eds.), In the Land of Golden Fleece: The Jews of Georgia - History and Culture (Tel Aviv, 1992), p. 180, ills. 137, 142;
Shota Bostanashvili, "Sinagogi Gruzii", in Stranitsy istorii i kul'tury evreev Gruzii (po sledam ekspeditsii 2013 g.), ed. M. Chlenov (Moscow: Sefer, 2014), p. 58;
Lili Baazova, "Synagogues and Synagogue Life in Georgia in the Postwar Era", in Yaacov Ro'i (ed.), Jews and Jewish Life in Russian and the Soviet Union (1995).
43a Short Name
43b Full Name
43c Volume
43d Page

44 Type
45 Temp: Batch Number
176 | 001
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



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