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  (XI) Obj. ID: 16 Beth Alpha Synagogue,, Beth Alpha, 518-527, Justin I, or 567-578, Justin II. // Marianus and his son Hanina (mosaic builders) edit  
Category: Ancient Jewish Art


2 Name/Title Beth Alpha Synagogue | Unknown
3a Object Synagogue
Mosaic floor (Decoration)
3b Object Detail
4a Artist/ Maker Marianus and his son Hanina (mosaic builders) (Unknown)
5 Date 518-527, Justin I, or 567-578, Justin II
6 Period Byzantine
6a Period Detail
7 Origin Israel/Eretz Israel | Palaestina Secunda | Beth Alpha
|
8 Community Unknown |
9 Collection Unknown |
9b Documentation/
Research project
Unknown |
10 Location Israel | Kibbutz Hephziba
|
11 Site Beth Alpha
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Unknown |
14 Category
17 Photographer Unknown
18 Photograph Date
19 Negative/ Photo. No.
19 Remarks
20 Description

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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
16
48 Temp: Addenda
batch=0030&batch_num=040&OVRPO=ntl%3Atrue%2Cntl_localname%3Atrue%2Csubject%3A%2Csubject_detail%3A%2Cobject%3A%2Cobject_detail%3A%2Cmaker_profession%3Atrue%2Cmaker_name%3Atrue%2Cmaker_detail%3Atrue%2Cdate%3Atrue%2Cperiod%3Atrue%2Cperiod_detail%3Atrue%2Corigin%3Atrue%2Corigin_detail%3Atrue%2Cschool%3Atrue%2Cschool_detail%3Atrue%2Ccommunity%3Atrue%2Ccommunity_detail%3Atrue%2Ccollection%3Atrue%2Ccollection_detail%3Atrue%2Ccopyright%3Atrue%2Csite%3Atrue%2Csite_detail%3Atrue%2Clocation%3Atrue%2Clocation_detail%3Atrue%2Cdescription%3A%2Cphotographer%3Atrue%2Cphoto_date%3Atrue%2Cphotographer_copyright%3Atrue%2Chistorical_origin%3Atrue%2C&

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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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(XXII) ID: 193 Beth Alpha Synagogue, Nave, Zodiac Panel, Beth Alpha, 518-527, Justin I, or 567-578, Justin II edit
Category: Ancient Jewish Art
ID: 193 Beth Alpha Synagogue, Nave, Zodiac Panel, Beth Alpha, 518-527, Justin I, or 567-578, Justin II edit  
Category: Ancient Jewish Art

General Document


2 Name/Title Beth Alpha Synagogue | Unknown
3a Object Synagogue
Mosaic floor (Decoration)
3b Object Detail Nave, Zodiac Panel
4a Artist/ Maker Marianus and his son Hanina (mosaic builders) (Unknown)
5 Date 518-527, Justin I, or 567-578, Justin II
6 Period Byzantine
7 Origin Israel/Eretz Israel | Palaestina Secunda | Beth Alpha
|
8 Community Unknown |
9 Collection Unknown |
10 Location Israel | Kibbutz Hephziba
|
11 Site Beth Alpha
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Scorpio (Scorpion), Zodiac Sign of Heshvan |
14 Category
17 Photographer Unknown
18 Photograph Date
19 Negative/ Photo. No. 84 (BW)
19a Scan No. 030048
20 Description The zodiac sign of Scorpio is enclosed within a trapezoid panel situated in the lower left section of the zodiac wheel panel. It depicts a scorpion facing left, seen from above. Inscribed in Hebrew in the upper left corner:## עקרב## "Scorpio" (scorpion). ## The scorpion has four legs on its right side, five on its left, two pincers and two eyes. A long tail is curved up over the body. The panel is framed on three sides by guilloche bands and on the fourth, right, side by a band of circles.
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
The density of tesserae per 10cm2 is uniform in background and body: 9x9.
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 70omm.
26c Width 650mm.
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
Original
030048
45 Temp: Batch Number
030 | 048
46 Temp: Aleph Number
0005199
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
193
48 Temp: Addenda
:NO : An.100.1.2.9
:MED : Mosaic
:LN : ENG

Registrar
Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter T.S.W. 12.1986, T.N., D.D. & D.S. 3.1995 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: 195 Beth Alpha Synagogue, Nave, Zodiac Panel, Beth Alpha, 518-527, Justin I, or 567-578, Justin II edit
Category: Ancient Jewish Art
ID: 195 Beth Alpha Synagogue, Nave, Zodiac Panel, Beth Alpha, 518-527, Justin I, or 567-578, Justin II edit  
Category: Ancient Jewish Art

General Document


2 Name/Title Beth Alpha Synagogue | Unknown
3a Object Synagogue
Mosaic floor (Decoration)
3b Object Detail Nave, Zodiac Panel
4a Artist/ Maker Marianus and his son Hanina (mosaic builders) (Unknown)
5 Date 518-527, Justin I, or 567-578, Justin II
6 Period Byzantine
7 Origin Israel/Eretz Israel | Palaestina Secunda | Beth Alpha
|
8 Community Unknown |
9 Collection Unknown |
10 Location Israel | Kibbutz Hephziba
|
11 Site Beth Alpha
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Sagittarius (Bow), Zodiac Sign of Kislev |
14 Category
17 Photographer Unknown
18 Photograph Date
19 Negative/ Photo. No. 85 (BW)
19a Scan No. 030049
20 Description קשת## The zodiac sign of Sagittarius is enclosed within a trapezoid frame, situated in the lower left section of the zodiac wheel panel. It depicts a frontal archer, his legs and arms in profile. Inscribed in Hebrew in the upper left corner:## "Sagittarius" (archer)## The man is pointing right with the right hand which holds a bow and arrow. The panel is framed on three sides by guilloche bands and on the left by a row of arrow-heads.
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
The density of tesserae per 10cm2 is not uniform: background, 10x8- 10x9, body, 8x9-10x9, head, 12x13.
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 730mm.
26c Width 570mm.
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
The lower left frame of the panel was damaged and restored.
42 Biography
43 Bibliography
43a Short Name
43b Full Name
43c Volume
43d Page

44 Type
Original
030049
45 Temp: Batch Number
030 | 049
46 Temp: Aleph Number
0005200
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
195
48 Temp: Addenda
:NO : An.100.1.2.10
:MED : Mosaic
:LN : ENG

Registrar
Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter T.S.W. 12.1986, T.N., D.D. & D.S. 3.1995 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: 196 Beth Alpha Synagogue, Nave, Zodiac Panel, Beth Alpha, 518-527, Justin I, or 567-578, Justin II edit
Category: Ancient Jewish Art
ID: 196 Beth Alpha Synagogue, Nave, Zodiac Panel, Beth Alpha, 518-527, Justin I, or 567-578, Justin II edit  
Category: Ancient Jewish Art

General Document


2 Name/Title Beth Alpha Synagogue | Unknown
3a Object Synagogue
Mosaic floor (Decoration)
3b Object Detail Nave, Zodiac Panel
4a Artist/ Maker Marianus and his son Hanina (mosaic builders) (Unknown)
5 Date 518-527, Justin I, or 567-578, Justin II
6 Period Byzantine
7 Origin Israel/Eretz Israel | Palaestina Secunda | Beth Alpha
|
8 Community Unknown |
9 Collection Unknown |
10 Location Israel | Kibbutz Hephziba
|
11 Site Beth Alpha
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Capricorn (Kid), Zodiac Sign of Tevet |
14 Category
17 Photographer Unknown
18 Photograph Date
19 Negative/ Photo. No. 86 (BW)
19a Scan No. 030050
20 Description The zodiac sign of Capricorn is enclosed within a trapezoid panel, situated in the lower right section of the zodiac wheel. It depicts a kid in profile facing left. Only its head, with horns and two front legs are extant. The panel is framed at top and bottom by guilloche bands, on the left side by a band of parallel lines and on the right by a row of arrow-heads.
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
The density of tesserae per 10cm2 is not uniform: background: 11x9, body, 9x8, 10x8, face, 12x13.
The colour of the outline is brick red.
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 740mm.
26c Width 620mm.
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
The upper, central and right parts of the panel were badly damaged and were restored with white tesserae. The zodiac sign name was damaged and has not been restored.
42 Biography
43 Bibliography
43a Short Name
43b Full Name
43c Volume
43d Page

44 Type
Original
030050
45 Temp: Batch Number
030 | 050
46 Temp: Aleph Number
0005201
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
196
48 Temp: Addenda
:NO : An.100.1.2.11
:MED : Mosaic
:LN : ENG

Registrar
Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter T.S.W. 12.1986, T.N., D.D. & D.S. 3.1995 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: 197 Beth Alpha Synagogue, Nave, Zodiac Panel, Beth Alpha, 518-527, Justin I, or 567-578, Justin II edit
Category: Ancient Jewish Art
ID: 197 Beth Alpha Synagogue, Nave, Zodiac Panel, Beth Alpha, 518-527, Justin I, or 567-578, Justin II edit  
Category: Ancient Jewish Art

General Document


2 Name/Title Beth Alpha Synagogue | Unknown
3a Object Synagogue
Mosaic floor (Decoration)
3b Object Detail Nave, Zodiac Panel
4a Artist/ Maker Marianus and his son Hanina (mosaic builders) (Unknown)
5 Date 518-527, Justin I, or 567-578, Justin II
6 Period Byzantine
7 Origin Israel/Eretz Israel | Palaestina Secunda | Beth Alpha
|
8 Community Unknown |
9 Collection Unknown |
10 Location Israel | Kibbutz Hephziba
|
11 Site Beth Alpha
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Aquarius (Bucket), Zodiac Sign of Shevat |
14 Category
17 Photographer Unknown
18 Photograph Date
19 Negative/ Photo. No. 87 (BW)
19a Scan No. 030051
20 Description The zodiac sign of Aquarius is enclosed within a trapezoid panel situated in the lower right section of the zodiac wheel. It depicts a young man holding a pear-shaped object (bucket) by two strings above a circle (well), as from above. Inscribed in Hebrew at the upper left corner:## ודלי## "Aquarius" (and bucket)## The panel is framed on three sides by guilloche bands and on the right by a band of paralel lines.
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
The density of tesserae per 10cm2 is not uniform: background and body, 9x9-10x9 in the figure's head, 12x13.
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 680mm.
26c Width 60omm.
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
The body and upper frame were damaged and restored.
42 Biography
43 Bibliography
43a Short Name
43b Full Name
43c Volume
43d Page

44 Type
Original
030051
45 Temp: Batch Number
030 | 051
46 Temp: Aleph Number
0005202
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
197
48 Temp: Addenda
:NO : An.100.1.2.12
:MED : Mosaic
:LN : ENG

Registrar
Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter T.S.W. 12.1986, T.N., D.D. & D.S. 3.1995 49a
50 Researcher 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a

    Close 197  
(XXII) ID: 198 Beth Alpha Synagogue, Nave, Zodiac Panel, Beth Alpha, 518-527, Justin I, or 567-578, Justin II edit
Category: Ancient Jewish Art
ID: 198 Beth Alpha Synagogue, Nave, Zodiac Panel, Beth Alpha, 518-527, Justin I, or 567-578, Justin II edit  
Category: Ancient Jewish Art

General Document


2 Name/Title Beth Alpha Synagogue | Unknown
3a Object Synagogue
Mosaic floor (Decoration)
3b Object Detail Nave, Zodiac Panel
4a Artist/ Maker Marianus and his son Hanina (mosaic builders) (Unknown)
5 Date 518-527, Justin I, or 567-578, Justin II
6 Period Byzantine
7 Origin Israel/Eretz Israel | Palaestina Secunda | Beth Alpha
|
8 Community Unknown |
9 Collection Unknown |
10 Location Israel | Kibbutz Hephziba
|
11 Site Beth Alpha
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Pisces (Fish), Zodiac Sign of Adar |
14 Category
17 Photographer Unknown
18 Photograph Date
19 Negative/ Photo. No. 88 (BW)
19a Scan No. 030052
20 Description The zodiac sign of Pisces is enclosed within a trapezoid panel situated in the lower right section of the zodiac wheel. It depicts two horizontal fish, set head to tail Inscribed in Hebrew at the upper right corner:## ודגים## "Pisces" (and fish).## Each fish has a tail and two pairs of fins. The panel is framed on three sides by guilloche bands and on the left side by a row of flower buds.
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
The density of tesserae per 10cm2 is not uniform: background, 9x10- 9x11, fish, 8.5x9.0
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 700mm.
26c Width 610mm.
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
Original
030052
45 Temp: Batch Number
030 | 052
46 Temp: Aleph Number
0005203
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
198
48 Temp: Addenda
:NO : An.100.1.2.13
:MED : Mosaic
:LN : ENG

Registrar
Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter T.S.W.; T.N., D.D. & D.S. 12.1986, 3.1995 49a
50 Researcher 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a

    Close 198  
(XXII) ID: 199 Beth Alpha Synagogue, Nave, Zodiac Panel, Beth Alpha, 518-527, Justin I, or 567-578, Justin II edit
Category: Ancient Jewish Art
ID: 199 Beth Alpha Synagogue, Nave, Zodiac Panel, Beth Alpha, 518-527, Justin I, or 567-578, Justin II edit  
Category: Ancient Jewish Art

General Document


2 Name/Title Beth Alpha Synagogue | Unknown
3a Object Synagogue
Mosaic floor (Decoration)
3b Object Detail Nave, Zodiac Panel
4a Artist/ Maker Marianus and his son Hanina (mosaic builders) (Unknown)
5 Date 518-527, Justin I, or 567-578, Justin II
6 Period Byzantine
7 Origin Israel/Eretz Israel | Palaestina Secunda | Beth Alpha
|
8 Community Unknown |
9 Collection Unknown |
10 Location Israel | Kibbutz Hephziba
|
11 Site Beth Alpha
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Spring |
14 Category
17 Photographer Unknown
18 Photograph Date
19 Negative/ Photo. No. 89(BW)#(SL)
19a Scan No. 030053
20 Description The representaion of Spring is enclosed within the upper left spandrel of the zodiac wheel panel above the signs of Virgo and Leo. It depicts the frontal bust of a winged female. Inscribed in Hebrew in the lower left corner of the panel:## תקופת ני]סן[## "The season of Nissan".## The female wears long earrings and a necklace. Behind the left wing is a shepherd's crook; above the right wing, an unidentified object reconstructed as a twelve-legged spider. In the center of the female's dress, is a bird pecking flower buds. A pair of leaves is at the bottom of each wing. The panel shares the guilloche frame of the zodiac wheel.
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
The density of tesserae per 10cm2 is not uniform: body, 9x9.5, 9x8, neck, 9.5x11, face, 12x13. Emerald green is used for the jewelry.
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 800mm.
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
The object next to the right wing has been reconstructed as a twelve-
legged spider. The lower left corner, including part of the inscription, was damaged and restored.
42 Biography
43 Bibliography
43a Short Name
43b Full Name
43c Volume
43d Page

44 Type
Original
030053
45 Temp: Batch Number
030 | 053
46 Temp: Aleph Number
0005204
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
199
48 Temp: Addenda
:NO : An.100.1.2.14
:MED : Mosaic
:LN : ENG

Registrar
Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter T.S.W. 12.1986, T.N, D.D. & D.S. 3.1995 49a
50 Researcher 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a

    Close 199  
(XXII) ID: 200 Beth Alpha Synagogue, Nave, Zodiac Panel, Beth Alpha, 518-527, Justin I, or 567-578, Justin II edit
Category: Ancient Jewish Art
ID: 200 Beth Alpha Synagogue, Nave, Zodiac Panel, Beth Alpha, 518-527, Justin I, or 567-578, Justin II edit  
Category: Ancient Jewish Art

General Document


2 Name/Title Beth Alpha Synagogue | Unknown
3a Object Synagogue
Mosaic floor (Decoration)
3b Object Detail Nave, Zodiac Panel
4a Artist/ Maker Marianus and his son Hanina (mosaic builders) (Unknown)
5 Date 518-527, Justin I, or 567-578, Justin II
6 Period Byzantine
7 Origin Israel/Eretz Israel | Palaestina Secunda | Beth Alpha
|
8 Community Unknown |
9 Collection Unknown |
10 Location Israel | Kibbutz Hephziba
|
11 Site Beth Alpha
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Summer |
14 Category
17 Photographer Unknown
18 Photograph Date
19 Negative/ Photo. No. 90 (BW)## (SL)
19a Scan No. 030054
20 Description The representation of Summer is enclosed within the lower left spandrel of the zodiac wheel panel, beneath the signs of Scorpio and Sagittarius. It depicts the frontal bust of a winged female. Inscribed in Hebrew in the lower left corner of the panel:## תקופת תמוז## "The season of Tamuz".## The female wears long earrings and a necklace. The lower part of her two wings are joined by a wide band, which comprises a display of fruit. To the left of the woman's right wing three different vegetables are depicted. Bunches of grapes flank her head. A pair of leaves is at the bottom part of each wing. The panel shares the frame of the square zodiac panel.
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
The density of tesserae per 10cm2 is not uniform: background, 10x9, body, 9x9.5, neck, 10x11, face, 10x10.5, fruits, 9x9.
Emerald green is used for the jewelry.
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 870mm.
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
The lower right corner was damaged and restored.
42 Biography
43 Bibliography
43a Short Name
43b Full Name
43c Volume
43d Page

44 Type
030054
45 Temp: Batch Number
030 | 054
46 Temp: Aleph Number
0005205
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
200
48 Temp: Addenda
:NO : An.100.1.2.15
:MED : Mosaic
:TYP : OR
:LN : ENG

Registrar
Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter T.S.W. 12.1986. T.N., D.D. & D.S. 3.1995 49a
50 Researcher 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a

    Close 200  
(XXII) ID: 201 Beth Alpha Synagogue, Nave, Zodiac Panel, Beth Alpha, 518-527, Justin I, or 567-578, Justin II edit
Category: Ancient Jewish Art
ID: 201 Beth Alpha Synagogue, Nave, Zodiac Panel, Beth Alpha, 518-527, Justin I, or 567-578, Justin II edit  
Category: Ancient Jewish Art

General Document


2 Name/Title Beth Alpha Synagogue | Unknown
3a Object Synagogue
Mosaic floor (Decoration)
3b Object Detail Nave, Zodiac Panel
4a Artist/ Maker Marianus and his son Hanina (mosaic builders) (Unknown)
5 Date 518-527, Justin I, or 567-578, Justin II
6 Period Byzantine
7 Origin Israel/Eretz Israel | Palaestina Secunda | Beth Alpha
|
8 Community Unknown |
9 Collection Unknown |
10 Location Israel | Kibbutz Hephziba
|
11 Site Beth Alpha
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Autumn |
14 Category
17 Photographer Unknown
18 Photograph Date
19 Negative/ Photo. No. 91 (BW)##(SL)
19a Scan No. 030055
20 Description The representation of Autumn is enclosed within the lower right spandrel of the zodiac wheel panel, beneath the signs of Aquarius and Pisces. It depicts the frontal bust of a winged female. Inscribed in Hebrew in the lower right corner of the panel:## תקופת תשרי## "The season of Tishrei".## The figure wears a diadem, long earrings and a necklace. The lower part of her two wings by a wide band, which comprises of a display of fruit: grapes, a pomegranate and apples. A bird is perched on top of her left wing. Above the other wing are two round objects, ans a small tree is seen to the right of the wing. A pair of leaves is at the bottom of each wing. The panel shares the frame of the square zodiac panel.
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
The density of tesserae per 10cm2 is not uniform: body, 9x9.5, neck, 10x11, face, 12x14, fruits, 8x10.
Emerald green is used for the jewelry and diadem.
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 750mm.
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
The lower frame of the panel was damaged and restored.
42 Biography
43 Bibliography
43a Short Name
43b Full Name
43c Volume
43d Page

44 Type
030055
45 Temp: Batch Number
030 | 055
46 Temp: Aleph Number
0005206
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
201
48 Temp: Addenda
:NO : An.100.1.2.16
:MED : Mosaic
:TYP : OR
:LN : ENG

Registrar
Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter T.S.W. 12.1986. T.N., D.F. & D.S. 3.1995 49a
50 Researcher 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a

    Close 201  
(XXII) ID: 202 Beth Alpha Synagogue, Nave, Zodiac Panel, Beth Alpha, 518-527, Justin I, or 567-578, Justin II edit
Category: Ancient Jewish Art
ID: 202 Beth Alpha Synagogue, Nave, Zodiac Panel, Beth Alpha, 518-527, Justin I, or 567-578, Justin II edit  
Category: Ancient Jewish Art

General Document


2 Name/Title Beth Alpha Synagogue | Unknown
3a Object Synagogue
Mosaic floor (Decoration)
3b Object Detail Nave, Zodiac Panel
4a Artist/ Maker Marianus and his son Hanina (mosaic builders) (Unknown)
5 Date 518-527, Justin I, or 567-578, Justin II
6 Period Byzantine
7 Origin Israel/Eretz Israel | Palaestina Secunda | Beth Alpha
|
8 Community Unknown |
9 Collection Unknown |
10 Location Israel | Kibbutz Hephziba
|
11 Site Beth Alpha
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Winter |
14 Category
17 Photographer Unknown
18 Photograph Date
19 Negative/ Photo. No. 92 (BW)##(SL)
19a Scan No. 030056
20 Description The representation of Winter is enclosed within the upper right spandrel of the zodiac wheel panel, over the signs of Taurus and Gemini. It depicts the frontal bust of a winged female. Inscribed in Hebrew on the left edge of the panel: תקופת טבת "The season of Tevet". The female wears long earrings and a necklace, her dress is decorated on both sides by a long string ending in a circle. Above the right wing two leaves can be seen and to their right a goblet. A pair of leaves is at the bottom of each wing.
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
The density of tesserae per 10cm2 is not uniform: body, 9x9, neck, 10x10, face, 10x10. Emerald green is used for the jewelry.
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 850mm.
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
The lower right corner is damaged.
42 Biography
43 Bibliography
43a Short Name
43b Full Name
43c Volume
43d Page

44 Type
030056
45 Temp: Batch Number
030 | 056
46 Temp: Aleph Number
0005208
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
202
48 Temp: Addenda
:NO : An.100.1.2.17
:MED : Mosaic
:TYP : OR
:LN : ENG

Registrar
Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter T.S.W. 12.1986, T.N., D.D. & D.S. 3.1995 49a
50 Researcher 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a

    Close 202  
(XXII) ID: 211 Beth Alpha Synagogue, Nave, East Frame panel, Beth Alpha, 518-527, Justin I, or 567-578, Justin II edit
Category: Ancient Jewish Art
ID: 211 Beth Alpha Synagogue, Nave, East Frame panel, Beth Alpha, 518-527, Justin I, or 567-578, Justin II edit  
Category: Ancient Jewish Art

General Document


2 Name/Title Beth Alpha Synagogue | Unknown
3a Object Synagogue
Mosaic floor (Decoration)
3b Object Detail Nave, East Frame panel
4a Artist/ Maker Marianus and his son Hanina (mosaic builders) (Unknown)
5 Date 518-527, Justin I, or 567-578, Justin II
6 Period Byzantine
7 Origin Israel/Eretz Israel | Palaestina Secunda | Beth Alpha
|
8 Community Unknown |
9 Collection Unknown |
10 Location Israel | Kibbutz Hephziba
|
11 Site Beth Alpha
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Basket
Inhabited scrolls |
14 Category
17 Photographer Unknown
18 Photograph Date
19 Negative/ Photo. No. 68963 (bunches of grapes)##68962 (bird)##67961 (fo
19a Scan No. 072066
20 Description The eastern band framing the mosaic of the nave is composed of twelve inhabited medallions which are formed by vine-scrolls. The medallions are inhabited by human figures, animals and verious objects as follows (from north-east to south-east): a small bird, a four-legged animal, three vertical conical objects, a hare biting a grape off a bunch, a damaged depiction of the head and tail of an animal, the bust of a man holding a bird, a pheasant, a four-legged animal (fox?), a basket filled with round fruit and a hare bitting a grape from the vine. All the animals are depicted in profile, facing north.
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
The density of tesserae per 10cm2 is uniform in all elements, figurative, vegetal and geometric, 9x9 9x10.
The colours of the tesserae, besides white and black, are one or two shades of grey, brick red, wine red, light brown, dark brown and ochre yellow.
few depictions are outlined in brick red: a human bust,a-four legged animal, birds' legs.
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 782 cm
26c Width 600mm.
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
The seventh medallion from the north-east corner was severely damaged; no restoration can be seen.
The lower part of the eighth medallion was damaged and restored with white tesserae. Medallions nine, ten and eleven were damaged and reconstructed.
42 Biography
43 Bibliography
Sukenik, Beit Alpha, pp. 32-36, pl. 10-18.
43a Short Name
43b Full Name
43c Volume
43d Page

44 Type
072066
45 Temp: Batch Number
072 | 066
46 Temp: Aleph Number
0005249
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
211
48 Temp: Addenda
:NO : An.100.1.5
:MED : Mosaic
:TYP : OR
:LN : ENG

Registrar
Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter T.S.W. 12.1986, T.N., D.D. & D.S. 3.1995 49a
50 Researcher 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a

    Close 211  
(XXII) ID: 210 Beth Alpha Synagogue, Nave, East Frame panel, Beth Alpha, 518-527, Justin I, or 567-578, Justin II edit
Category: Ancient Jewish Art
ID: 210 Beth Alpha Synagogue, Nave, East Frame panel, Beth Alpha, 518-527, Justin I, or 567-578, Justin II edit  
Category: Ancient Jewish Art

General Document


2 Name/Title Beth Alpha Synagogue | Unknown
3a Object Synagogue
Mosaic floor (Decoration)
3b Object Detail Nave, East Frame panel
4a Artist/ Maker Marianus and his son Hanina (mosaic builders) (Unknown)
5 Date 518-527, Justin I, or 567-578, Justin II
6 Period Byzantine
7 Origin Israel/Eretz Israel | Palaestina Secunda | Beth Alpha
|
8 Community Unknown |
9 Collection Unknown |
10 Location Israel | Kibbutz Hephziba
|
11 Site Beth Alpha
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Hare
Inhabited scrolls |
14 Category
17 Photographer Unknown
18 Photograph Date
19 Negative/ Photo. No. 68963 (bunches of grapes)##68962 (bird)##67961 (fo
19a Scan No. 072065
20 Description The eastern band framing the mosaic of the nave is composed of twelve inhabited medallions which are formed by vine-scrolls. The medallions are inhabited by human figures, animals and verious objects as follows (from north-east to south-east): a small bird, a four-legged animal, three vertical conical objects, a hare biting a grape off a bunch, a damaged depiction of the head and tail of an animal, the bust of a man holding a bird, a pheasant, a four-legged animal (fox?), a basket filled with round fruit and a hare bitting a grape from the vine. All the animals are depicted in profile, facing north.
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
The density of tesserae per 10cm2 is uniform in all elements, figurative, vegetal and geometric, 9x9 9x10.
The colours of the tesserae, besides white and black, are one or two shades of grey, brick red, wine red, light brown, dark brown and ochre yellow.
few depictions are outlined in brick red: a human bust,a-four legged animal, birds' legs.
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 782 cm
26c Width 600mm.
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
The seventh medallion from the north-east corner was severely damaged; no restoration can be seen.
The lower part of the eighth medallion was damaged and restored with white tesserae. Medallions nine, ten and eleven were damaged and reconstructed.
42 Biography
43 Bibliography
Sukenik, Beit Alpha, pp. 32-36, pl. 10-18.
43a Short Name
43b Full Name
43c Volume
43d Page

44 Type
072065
45 Temp: Batch Number
072 | 065
46 Temp: Aleph Number
0005249
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
210
48 Temp: Addenda
:NO : An.100.1.5
:MED : Mosaic
:TYP : OR
:LN : ENG

Registrar
Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter T.S.W. 12.1986, T.N., D.D. & D.S. 3.1995 49a
50 Researcher 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a

    Close 210  
(XXII) ID: 209 Beth Alpha Synagogue, Nave, East Frame panel, Beth Alpha, 518-527, Justin I, or 567-578, Justin II edit
Category: Ancient Jewish Art
ID: 209 Beth Alpha Synagogue, Nave, East Frame panel, Beth Alpha, 518-527, Justin I, or 567-578, Justin II edit  
Category: Ancient Jewish Art

General Document


2 Name/Title Beth Alpha Synagogue | Unknown
3a Object Synagogue
Mosaic floor (Decoration)
3b Object Detail Nave, East Frame panel
4a Artist/ Maker Marianus and his son Hanina (mosaic builders) (Unknown)
5 Date 518-527, Justin I, or 567-578, Justin II
6 Period Byzantine
7 Origin Israel/Eretz Israel | Palaestina Secunda | Beth Alpha
|
8 Community Unknown |
9 Collection Unknown |
10 Location Israel | Kibbutz Hephziba
|
11 Site Beth Alpha
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Pheasant
Inhabited scrolls |
14 Category
17 Photographer Unknown
18 Photograph Date
19 Negative/ Photo. No. 68963 (bunches of grapes)##68962 (bird)##67961 (fo
19a Scan No. 072064
20 Description The eastern band framing the mosaic of the nave is composed of twelve inhabited medallions which are formed by vine-scrolls. The medallions are inhabited by human figures, animals and verious objects as follows (from north-east to south-east): a small bird, a four-legged animal, three vertical conical objects, a hare biting a grape off a bunch, a damaged depiction of the head and tail of an animal, the bust of a man holding a bird, a pheasant, a four-legged animal (fox?), a basket filled with round fruit and a hare bitting a grape from the vine. All the animals are depicted in profile, facing north.
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
The density of tesserae per 10cm2 is uniform in all elements, figurative, vegetal and geometric, 9x9 9x10.
The colours of the tesserae, besides white and black, are one or two shades of grey, brick red, wine red, light brown, dark brown and ochre yellow.
few depictions are outlined in brick red: a human bust,a-four legged animal, birds' legs.
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 782 cm
26c Width 600mm.
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
The seventh medallion from the north-east corner was severely damaged; no restoration can be seen.
The lower part of the eighth medallion was damaged and restored with white tesserae. Medallions nine, ten and eleven were damaged and reconstructed.
42 Biography
43 Bibliography
Sukenik, Beit Alpha, pp. 32-36, pl. 10-18.
43a Short Name
43b Full Name
43c Volume
43d Page

44 Type
072064
45 Temp: Batch Number
072 | 064
46 Temp: Aleph Number
0005249
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
209
48 Temp: Addenda
:NO : An.100.1.5
:MED : Mosaic
:TYP : OR
:LN : ENG

Registrar
Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter T.S.W. 12.1986, T.N., D.D. & D.S. 3.1995 49a
50 Researcher 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a

    Close 209  
(XXII) ID: 208 Beth Alpha Synagogue, Nave, East Frame panel, Beth Alpha, 518-527, Justin I, or 567-578, Justin II edit
Category: Ancient Jewish Art
ID: 208 Beth Alpha Synagogue, Nave, East Frame panel, Beth Alpha, 518-527, Justin I, or 567-578, Justin II edit  
Category: Ancient Jewish Art

General Document


2 Name/Title Beth Alpha Synagogue | Unknown
3a Object Synagogue
Mosaic floor (Decoration)
3b Object Detail Nave, East Frame panel
4a Artist/ Maker Marianus and his son Hanina (mosaic builders) (Unknown)
5 Date 518-527, Justin I, or 567-578, Justin II
6 Period Byzantine
7 Origin Israel/Eretz Israel | Palaestina Secunda | Beth Alpha
|
8 Community Unknown |
9 Collection Unknown |
10 Location Israel | Kibbutz Hephziba
|
11 Site Beth Alpha
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Bird
Bust (Human figure)
Inhabited scrolls |
14 Category
17 Photographer Unknown
18 Photograph Date
19 Negative/ Photo. No. 68963 (bunches of grapes)##68962 (bird)##67961 (fo
19a Scan No. 072063
20 Description The eastern band framing the mosaic of the nave is composed of twelve inhabited medallions which are formed by vine-scrolls. The medallions are inhabited by human figures, animals and verious objects as follows (from north-east to south-east): a small bird, a four-legged animal, three vertical conical objects, a hare biting a grape off a bunch, a damaged depiction of the head and tail of an animal, the bust of a man holding a bird, a pheasant, a four-legged animal (fox?), a basket filled with round fruit and a hare bitting a grape from the vine. All the animals are depicted in profile, facing north.
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
The density of tesserae per 10cm2 is uniform in all elements, figurative, vegetal and geometric, 9x9 9x10.
The colours of the tesserae, besides white and black, are one or two shades of grey, brick red, wine red, light brown, dark brown and ochre yellow.
few depictions are outlined in brick red: a human bust,a-four legged animal, birds' legs.
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 782 cm
26c Width 600mm.
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
The seventh medallion from the north-east corner was severely damaged; no restoration can be seen.
The lower part of the eighth medallion was damaged and restored with white tesserae. Medallions nine, ten and eleven were damaged and reconstructed.
42 Biography
43 Bibliography
Sukenik, Beit Alpha, pp. 32-36, pl. 10-18.
43a Short Name
43b Full Name
43c Volume
43d Page

44 Type
072063
45 Temp: Batch Number
072 | 063
46 Temp: Aleph Number
0005249
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
208
48 Temp: Addenda
:NO : An.100.1.5
:MED : Mosaic
:TYP : OR
:LN : ENG

Registrar
Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter T.S.W. 12.1986, T.N., D.D. & D.S. 3.1995 49a
50 Researcher 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a

    Close 208  
(XXII) ID: 207 Beth Alpha Synagogue, Nave, East Frame panel, Beth Alpha, 518-527, Justin I, or 567-578, Justin II edit
Category: Ancient Jewish Art
ID: 207 Beth Alpha Synagogue, Nave, East Frame panel, Beth Alpha, 518-527, Justin I, or 567-578, Justin II edit  
Category: Ancient Jewish Art

General Document


2 Name/Title Beth Alpha Synagogue | Unknown
3a Object Synagogue
Mosaic floor (Decoration)
3b Object Detail Nave, East Frame panel
4a Artist/ Maker Marianus and his son Hanina (mosaic builders) (Unknown)
5 Date 518-527, Justin I, or 567-578, Justin II
6 Period Byzantine
7 Origin Israel/Eretz Israel | Palaestina Secunda | Beth Alpha
|
8 Community Unknown |
9 Collection Unknown |
10 Location Israel | Kibbutz Hephziba
|
11 Site Beth Alpha
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Hare
Inhabited scrolls |
14 Category
17 Photographer Unknown
18 Photograph Date
19 Negative/ Photo. No. 68963 (bunches of grapes)##68962 (bird)##67961 (fo
19a Scan No. 072062
20 Description The eastern band framing the mosaic of the nave is composed of twelve inhabited medallions which are formed by vine-scrolls. The medallions are inhabited by human figures, animals and verious objects as follows (from north-east to south-east): a small bird, a four-legged animal, three vertical conical objects, a hare biting a grape off a bunch, a damaged depiction of the head and tail of an animal, the bust of a man holding a bird, a pheasant, a four-legged animal (fox?), a basket filled with round fruit and a hare bitting a grape from the vine. All the animals are depicted in profile, facing north.
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
The density of tesserae per 10cm2 is uniform in all elements, figurative, vegetal and geometric, 9x9 9x10.
The colours of the tesserae, besides white and black, are one or two shades of grey, brick red, wine red, light brown, dark brown and ochre yellow.
few depictions are outlined in brick red: a human bust,a-four legged animal, birds' legs.
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 782 cm
26c Width 600mm.
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
The seventh medallion from the north-east corner was severely damaged; no restoration can be seen.
The lower part of the eighth medallion was damaged and restored with white tesserae. Medallions nine, ten and eleven were damaged and reconstructed.
42 Biography
43 Bibliography
Sukenik, Beit Alpha, pp. 32-36, pl. 10-18.
43a Short Name
43b Full Name
43c Volume
43d Page

44 Type
072062
45 Temp: Batch Number
072 | 062
46 Temp: Aleph Number
0005249
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
207
48 Temp: Addenda
:NO : An.100.1.5
:MED : Mosaic
:TYP : OR
:LN : ENG

Registrar
Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter T.S.W. 12.1986, T.N., D.D. & D.S. 3.1995 49a
50 Researcher 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a

    Close 207  
(XXII) ID: 206 Beth Alpha Synagogue, Nave, East Frame panel, Beth Alpha, 518-527, Justin I, or 567-578, Justin II edit
Category: Ancient Jewish Art
ID: 206 Beth Alpha Synagogue, Nave, East Frame panel, Beth Alpha, 518-527, Justin I, or 567-578, Justin II edit  
Category: Ancient Jewish Art

General Document


2 Name/Title Beth Alpha Synagogue | Unknown
3a Object Synagogue
Mosaic floor (Decoration)
3b Object Detail Nave, East Frame panel
4a Artist/ Maker Marianus and his son Hanina (mosaic builders) (Unknown)
5 Date 518-527, Justin I, or 567-578, Justin II
6 Period Byzantine
7 Origin Israel/Eretz Israel | Palaestina Secunda | Beth Alpha
|
8 Community Unknown |
9 Collection Unknown |
10 Location Israel | Kibbutz Hephziba
|
11 Site Beth Alpha
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Inhabited scrolls |
14 Category
17 Photographer Unknown
18 Photograph Date
19 Negative/ Photo. No. 68963 (bunches of grapes)##68962 (bird)##67961 (fo
19a Scan No. 072061
20 Description The eastern band framing the mosaic of the nave is composed of twelve inhabited medallions which are formed by vine-scrolls. The medallions are inhabited by human figures, animals and verious objects as follows (from north-east to south-east): a small bird, a four-legged animal, three vertical conical objects, a hare biting a grape off a bunch, a damaged depiction of the head and tail of an animal, the bust of a man holding a bird, a pheasant, a four-legged animal (fox?), a basket filled with round fruit and a hare bitting a grape from the vine. All the animals are depicted in profile, facing north.
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
The density of tesserae per 10cm2 is uniform in all elements, figurative, vegetal and geometric, 9x9 9x10.
The colours of the tesserae, besides white and black, are one or two shades of grey, brick red, wine red, light brown, dark brown and ochre yellow.
few depictions are outlined in brick red: a human bust,a-four legged animal, birds' legs.
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 782 cm
26c Width 600mm.
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
The seventh medallion from the north-east corner was severely damaged; no restoration can be seen.
The lower part of the eighth medallion was damaged and restored with white tesserae. Medallions nine, ten and eleven were damaged and reconstructed.
42 Biography
43 Bibliography
Sukenik, Beit Alpha, pp. 32-36, pl. 10-18.
43a Short Name
43b Full Name
43c Volume
43d Page

44 Type
072061
45 Temp: Batch Number
072 | 061
46 Temp: Aleph Number
0005249
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
206
48 Temp: Addenda
:NO : An.100.1.5
:MED : Mosaic
:TYP : OR
:LN : ENG

Registrar
Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter T.S.W. 12.1986, T.N., D.D. & D.S. 3.1995 49a
50 Researcher 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a

    Close 206  
(XXII) ID: 205 Beth Alpha Synagogue, Nave, East Frame panel, Beth Alpha, 518-527, Justin I, or 567-578, Justin II edit
Category: Ancient Jewish Art
ID: 205 Beth Alpha Synagogue, Nave, East Frame panel, Beth Alpha, 518-527, Justin I, or 567-578, Justin II edit  
Category: Ancient Jewish Art

General Document


2 Name/Title Beth Alpha Synagogue | Unknown
3a Object Synagogue
Mosaic floor (Decoration)
3b Object Detail Nave, East Frame panel
4a Artist/ Maker Marianus and his son Hanina (mosaic builders) (Unknown)
5 Date 518-527, Justin I, or 567-578, Justin II
6 Period Byzantine
7 Origin Israel/Eretz Israel | Palaestina Secunda | Beth Alpha
|
8 Community Unknown |
9 Collection Unknown |
10 Location Israel | Kibbutz Hephziba
|
11 Site Beth Alpha
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Animals and Beasts
Inhabited scrolls |
14 Category
17 Photographer Unknown
18 Photograph Date
19 Negative/ Photo. No. 68963 (bunches of grapes)##68962 (bird)##67961 (fo
19a Scan No. 072060
20 Description The eastern band framing the mosaic of the nave is composed of twelve inhabited medallions which are formed by vine-scrolls. The medallions are inhabited by human figures, animals and verious objects as follows (from north-east to south-east): a small bird, a four-legged animal, three vertical conical objects, a hare biting a grape off a bunch, a damaged depiction of the head and tail of an animal, the bust of a man holding a bird, a pheasant, a four-legged animal (fox?), a basket filled with round fruit and a hare bitting a grape from the vine. All the animals are depicted in profile, facing north.
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
The density of tesserae per 10cm2 is uniform in all elements, figurative, vegetal and geometric, 9x9 9x10.
The colours of the tesserae, besides white and black, are one or two shades of grey, brick red, wine red, light brown, dark brown and ochre yellow.
few depictions are outlined in brick red: a human bust,a-four legged animal, birds' legs.
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 782 cm
26c Width 600mm.
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
The seventh medallion from the north-east corner was severely damaged; no restoration can be seen.
The lower part of the eighth medallion was damaged and restored with white tesserae. Medallions nine, ten and eleven were damaged and reconstructed.
42 Biography
43 Bibliography
Sukenik, Beit Alpha, pp. 32-36, pl. 10-18.
43a Short Name
43b Full Name
43c Volume
43d Page

44 Type
072060
45 Temp: Batch Number
072 | 060
46 Temp: Aleph Number
0005249
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
205
48 Temp: Addenda
:NO : An.100.1.5
:MED : Mosaic
:TYP : OR
:LN : ENG

Registrar
Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter T.S.W. 12.1986, T.N., D.D. & D.S. 3.1995 49a
50 Researcher 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a

    Close 205  
(XXII) ID: 212 Beth Alpha Synagogue, Nave, East Frame panel, Beth Alpha, 518-527, Justin I, or 567-578, Justin II edit
Category: Ancient Jewish Art
ID: 212 Beth Alpha Synagogue, Nave, East Frame panel, Beth Alpha, 518-527, Justin I, or 567-578, Justin II edit  
Category: Ancient Jewish Art

General Document


2 Name/Title Beth Alpha Synagogue | Unknown
3a Object Synagogue
Mosaic floor (Decoration)
3b Object Detail Nave, East Frame panel
4a Artist/ Maker Marianus and his son Hanina (mosaic builders) (Unknown)
5 Date 518-527, Justin I, or 567-578, Justin II
6 Period Byzantine
7 Origin Israel/Eretz Israel | Palaestina Secunda | Beth Alpha
|
8 Community Unknown |
9 Collection Unknown |
10 Location Israel | Kibbutz Hephziba
|
11 Site Beth Alpha
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Hare
Inhabited scrolls |
14 Category
17 Photographer Unknown
18 Photograph Date
19 Negative/ Photo. No. 68963 (bunches of grapes)##68962 (bird)##67961 (fo
19a Scan No. 072067
20 Description The eastern band framing the mosaic of the nave is composed of twelve inhabited medallions which are formed by vine-scrolls. The medallions are inhabited by human figures, animals and verious objects as follows (from north-east to south-east): a small bird, a four-legged animal, three vertical conical objects, a hare biting a grape off a bunch, a damaged depiction of the head and tail of an animal, the bust of a man holding a bird, a pheasant, a four-legged animal (fox?), a basket filled with round fruit and a hare bitting a grape from the vine. All the animals are depicted in profile, facing north.
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
The density of tesserae per 10cm2 is uniform in all elements, figurative, vegetal and geometric, 9x9 9x10.
The colours of the tesserae, besides white and black, are one or two shades of grey, brick red, wine red, light brown, dark brown and ochre yellow.
few depictions are outlined in brick red: a human bust,a-four legged animal, birds' legs.
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 782 cm
26c Width 600mm.
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
The seventh medallion from the north-east corner was severely damaged; no restoration can be seen.
The lower part of the eighth medallion was damaged and restored with white tesserae. Medallions nine, ten and eleven were damaged and reconstructed.
42 Biography
43 Bibliography
Sukenik, Beit Alpha, pp. 32-36, pl. 10-18.
43a Short Name
43b Full Name
43c Volume
43d Page

44 Type
072067
45 Temp: Batch Number
072 | 067
46 Temp: Aleph Number
0005249
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
212
48 Temp: Addenda
:NO : An.100.1.5
:MED : Mosaic
:TYP : OR
:LN : ENG

Registrar
Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter T.S.W. 12.1986, T.N., D.D. & D.S. 3.1995 49a
50 Researcher 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a

    Close 212  
(XXII) ID: 941 Beth Alpha Synagogue, Nave, East Frame panel, Beth Alpha, 518-527, Justin I, or 567-578, Justin II edit
Category: Ancient Jewish Art
ID: 941 Beth Alpha Synagogue, Nave, East Frame panel, Beth Alpha, 518-527, Justin I, or 567-578, Justin II edit  
Category: Ancient Jewish Art

General Document


2 Name/Title Beth Alpha Synagogue | Unknown
3a Object Synagogue
Mosaic floor (Decoration)
3b Object Detail Nave, East Frame panel
4a Artist/ Maker Marianus and his son Hanina (mosaic builders) (Unknown)
5 Date 518-527, Justin I, or 567-578, Justin II
6 Period Byzantine
7 Origin Israel/Eretz Israel | Palaestina Secunda | Beth Alpha
|
8 Community Unknown |
9 Collection Unknown |
10 Location Israel | Kibbutz Hephziba
|
11 Site Beth Alpha
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Bird |
14 Category
17 Photographer Unknown
18 Photograph Date
19 Negative/ Photo. No. 68963 (bunches of grapes)##68962 (bird)##67961 (fo
19a Scan No. 072059
20 Description The eastern band framing the mosaic of the nave is composed of twelve inhabited medallions which are formed by vine-scrolls. The medallions are inhabited by human figures, animals and verious objects as follows (from north-east to south-east): a small bird, a four-legged animal, three vertical conical objects, a hare biting a grape off a bunch, a damaged depiction of the head and tail of an animal, the bust of a man holding a bird, a pheasant, a four-legged animal (fox?), a basket filled with round fruit and a hare bitting a grape from the vine. All the animals are depicted in profile, facing north.
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
The density of tesserae per 10cm2 is uniform in all elements, figurative, vegetal and geometric, 9x9 9x10.
The colours of the tesserae, besides white and black, are one or two shades of grey, brick red, wine red, light brown, dark brown and ochre yellow.
few depictions are outlined in brick red: a human bust,a-four legged animal, birds' legs.
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 782 cm
26c Width 600mm.
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
The seventh medallion from the north-east corner was severely damaged; no restoration can be seen.
The lower part of the eighth medallion was damaged and restored with white tesserae. Medallions nine, ten and eleven were damaged and reconstructed.
42 Biography
43 Bibliography
Sukenik, Beit Alpha, pp. 32-36, pl. 10-18.
43a Short Name
43b Full Name
43c Volume
43d Page

44 Type
Original
072059
45 Temp: Batch Number
072 | 059
46 Temp: Aleph Number
0005249
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
941
48 Temp: Addenda
:NO : An.100.1.5
:MED : Mosaic
:LN : ENG

Registrar
Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter T.S.W. 12.1986, T.N., D.D. & D.S. 3.1995 49a
50 Researcher 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a

    Close 941  
(XXII) ID: 213 Beth Alpha Synagogue, Nave, East Frame panel, Beth Alpha, 518-527, Justin I, or 567-578, Justin II edit
Category: Ancient Jewish Art
ID: 213 Beth Alpha Synagogue, Nave, East Frame panel, Beth Alpha, 518-527, Justin I, or 567-578, Justin II edit  
Category: Ancient Jewish Art

General Document


2 Name/Title Beth Alpha Synagogue | Unknown
3a Object Synagogue
Mosaic floor (Decoration)
3b Object Detail Nave, East Frame panel
4a Artist/ Maker Marianus and his son Hanina (mosaic builders) (Unknown)
5 Date 518-527, Justin I, or 567-578, Justin II
6 Period Byzantine
7 Origin Israel/Eretz Israel | Palaestina Secunda | Beth Alpha
|
8 Community Unknown |
9 Collection Unknown |
10 Location Israel | Kibbutz Hephziba
|
11 Site Beth Alpha
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Vine
Grapes, Cluster of
Inhabited scrolls |
14 Category
17 Photographer Unknown
18 Photograph Date
19 Negative/ Photo. No. 68963 (bunches of grapes)##68962 (bird)##67961 (fo
19a Scan No. 072068
20 Description The eastern band framing the mosaic of the nave is composed of twelve inhabited medallions which are formed by vine-scrolls. The medallions are inhabited by human figures, animals and verious objects as follows (from north-east to south-east): a small bird, a four-legged animal, three vertical conical objects, a hare biting a grape off a bunch, a damaged depiction of the head and tail of an animal, the bust of a man holding a bird, a pheasant, a four-legged animal (fox?), a basket filled with round fruit and a hare bitting a grape from the vine. All the animals are depicted in profile, facing north.
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
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 782 cm
26c Width 600mm.
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
The seventh medallion from the north-east corner was severely damaged; no restoration can be seen.
The lower part of the eighth medallion was damaged and restored with white tesserae. Medallions nine, ten and eleven were damaged and reconstructed.
42 Biography
43 Bibliography
Sukenik, Beit Alpha, pp. 32-36, pl. 10-18.
43a Short Name
43b Full Name
43c Volume
43d Page

44 Type
072068
45 Temp: Batch Number
072 | 068
46 Temp: Aleph Number
0005249
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
213
48 Temp: Addenda
:NO : An.100.1.5
:MED : Mosaic
:TYP : OR
:LN : ENG

Registrar
Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter T.S.W. 12.1986, T.N., D.D. & D.S. 3.1995 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: 214 Beth Alpha Synagogue, Nave, South and West Frame Panel, Beth Alpha, 518-527, Justin I, or 567-578, Justin II edit
Category: Ancient Jewish Art
ID: 214 Beth Alpha Synagogue, Nave, South and West Frame Panel, Beth Alpha, 518-527, Justin I, or 567-578, Justin II edit  
Category: Ancient Jewish Art

General Document


2 Name/Title Beth Alpha Synagogue | Unknown
3a Object Synagogue
Mosaic floor (Decoration)
3b Object Detail Nave, South and West Frame Panel
4a Artist/ Maker Marianus and his son Hanina (mosaic builders) (Unknown)
5 Date 518-527, Justin I, or 567-578, Justin II
6 Period Byzantine
7 Origin Israel/Eretz Israel | Palaestina Secunda | Beth Alpha
|
8 Community Unknown |
9 Collection Unknown |
10 Location Israel | Kibbutz Hephziba
|
11 Site Beth Alpha
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Abstract geometric
Foliate and floral ornaments |
14 Category
17 Photographer Unknown
18 Photograph Date
19 Negative/ Photo. No. 194-3 (three branched pomegranate)##194-4 (fish)##
19a Scan No. 072069
20 Description The southern and western bands framing the nave mosaic pavement consist of a row of poised squares linked by strips which form symmetric trapezoids. The poised squares in the southern band contain the following (from west to east): a lozenge in a square surrounded by four flower buds; a tree with three pomegranates; a hen followed by four chicks; a lozenge in a square surrounded by four flower buds. Western band from south to north: a cluster of grapes; a square centred by a lozenge surrounded by four flower buds; a plate with fruit: grapes, and pomegranate, figs or pears, and a citron (etrog); a square with a poised square in the middle ; a bunch of grapes; a deep basket filled with grapes, a pomegranate and a fig; a square with a poised square in the middle.
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
The density of tesserae per 10cm2 is uniform in elements and background: 9x9-9x10.
The colours of the tesserae, beside white and black, are one or two shades of dark gray, light gray, brick red, wine red, light brown, light pink.
A few depictions are outlined in red tesserae: human body, fish, birds' legs.
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 530cm (southern band), 966cm (eastern band).
26c Width Southern band 750mm##Eastern band 720mm
110mm (frame)
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
072069
45 Temp: Batch Number
072 | 069
46 Temp: Aleph Number
0005259
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
214
48 Temp: Addenda
:NO : An.100.1.6
:MED : Mosaic
:TYP : OR
:LN : ENG

Registrar
Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter T.C.U. 2.1993 & Y.S. 7.1994 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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