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  (XI) Obj. ID: 1688 The Menorah sarcophagus from Beth She`arim,, Beth She'arim, 2nd - 3rd century CE. // Unknown edit  
Category: Ancient Jewish Art

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2 Name/Title The Menorah sarcophagus from Beth She`arim | Unknown
3a Object Catacomb
3b Object Detail
4a Artist/ Maker Unknown (Unknown)
5 Date 2nd - 3rd century CE
6 Period Late Roman (132-324)
6a Period Detail
7 Origin Syria Palaestina | Beth She'arim
|
8 Community Unknown |
9 Collection Unknown | Israel: Beth She`arim, catacomb 20; sarcophagus no.122
9b Documentation/
Research project
Unknown |
10 Location Unknown |
11 Site Unknown
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Menorah |
14 Category
17 Photographer Unknown
18 Photograph Date
19 Negative/ Photo. No.
19 Remarks
20 Description The sarcophagus has a rectangular body and a high gabled lid with four acroteria on the corners. The front is decorated with two red lines between two columns. The left narrow side is depicted with a seven branched Menorah flanked by columns, The right narrow side is decorated with a wreath enclosing a conch and surrounded by two heraldic dolphins. The front side - is decorated with two small columns at the corners, between them are two thin parallel red lines. One line is extending from capital to capital, and the other line from base to base. The left narrow side - is decorated with a seven branched Menorah, flanked by columns. The Menorah is composed of six curved branches and a central shaft, and stands on a high trapezoid base. The brances and the central shaft are decorated by rounded links. The right narrow side - is decorated with an overlapping leaf wreath inclosing a conch. The wreath ends below in a ribbon tied by a Hercules knot. The wreath is flanked by two dolphins, holding the ends of the ribbon in their tails, with their heads down and facing each other.

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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
|
46 Temp: Aleph Number
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
1688
48 Temp: Addenda
:NO___:__An_
:MED__:__Stone_(Limestone)
:NNO__:__IES_5556-5565
:MH___:__82_cm__(body)
_56_cm__(lid)
_77_cm__(menorah)
:ML___:__240_cm__(body)
:MWI__:__84_cm__(body)
_74_cm__(branches)
:MAT__:__Limestone;_carved_in_low_relief;_On_the_front_are_traces_of_red_paint__
:DEC__:__Menorah
_Dolphin
_Conch
_Wreath
:TYP__:__OR
:SIT__:__Israel:_Beth_She`arim
:RG___:__T_M__(D_S_)_1981,_O_S__1998
:CUS__:__Not_relevant
:HIS__:__The_sarcophagus_was_found_in_Catacomb_no_20,_Room_no_XXVI_
:BIB__:__Avigad,N__Beth_Shearim_III,_p_149-150,_pl_XLVI:2-3
:REM__:__According_to_N__Avigad,_the_lines_painted_in_red,_were_executed_as_a_preparation_for_a_carving_
:LN___:__ENG
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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: 2702 The Menorah sarcophagus from Beth She`arim , , Beth She'arim, 2nd - 3rd century CE edit
Category: Ancient Jewish Art
ID: 2702 The Menorah sarcophagus from Beth She`arim , , Beth She'arim, 2nd - 3rd century CE edit  
Category: Ancient Jewish Art

General Document


2 Name/Title The Menorah sarcophagus from Beth She`arim | Unknown
3a Object Catacomb
3b Object Detail
4a Artist/ Maker Unknown (Unknown)
5 Date 2nd - 3rd century CE
6 Period Late Roman (132-324)
7 Origin Syria Palaestina | Beth She'arim
|
8 Community Unknown |
9 Collection Unknown | Israel: Beth She`arim, catacomb 20; sarcophagus no.122
10 Location Unknown |
11 Site Unknown
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Menorah |
14 Category
17 Photographer Unknown
18 Photograph Date
19 Negative/ Photo. No. IES 5556-5565
19a Scan No.
20 Description The sarcophagus has a rectangular body and a high gabled lid with four acroteria on the corners. The front is decorated with two red lines between two columns. The left narrow side is depicted with a seven branched Menorah flanked by columns, The right narrow side is decorated with a wreath enclosing a conch and surrounded by two heraldic dolphins. The front side - is decorated with two small columns at the corners, between them are two thin parallel red lines. One line is extending from capital to capital, and the other line from base to base. The left narrow side - is decorated with a seven branched Menorah, flanked by columns. The Menorah is composed of six curved branches and a central shaft, and stands on a high trapezoid base. The brances and the central shaft are decorated by rounded links. The right narrow side - is decorated with an overlapping leaf wreath inclosing a conch. The wreath ends below in a ribbon tied by a Hercules knot. The wreath is flanked by two dolphins, holding the ends of the ribbon in their tails, with their heads down and facing each other.
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
Limestone; carved in low relief; On the front are traces of red paint .
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 82 cm. (body)
56 cm. (lid)
77 cm. (menorah)
26b Length 240 cm. (body)
26c Width 84 cm. (body)
74 cm. (branches)
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
Menorah Dolphin Conch Wreath
36 Summary and Remarks
According to N. Avigad, the lines painted in red, were executed as a preparation for a carving.
38 Suggested Reconstruction
39 History/Provenance
The sarcophagus was found in Catacomb no.20, Room no.XXVI.
40 Main Surveys & Excavations
41 Condition
42 Biography
43 Bibliography
Avigad,N. Beth Shearim III, p.149-150, pl.XLVI:2-3
43a Short Name
43b Full Name
43c Volume
43d Page

44 Type
063057
45 Temp: Batch Number
063 | 057
46 Temp: Aleph Number
0006027
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
2702
48 Temp: Addenda
:NO : An.
:MED : Stone (Limestone)
:TYP : OR
:SIT : Israel: Beth She`arim
:LN : ENG

Registrar
Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter T.M. (D.S.) 1981, O.S. 1998 49a
50 Researcher 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a

(XXII) ID: 2703 The Menorah sarcophagus from Beth She`arim , , Beth She'arim, 2nd - 3rd century CE edit
Category: Ancient Jewish Art
ID: 2703 The Menorah sarcophagus from Beth She`arim , , Beth She'arim, 2nd - 3rd century CE edit  
Category: Ancient Jewish Art

General Document


2 Name/Title The Menorah sarcophagus from Beth She`arim | Unknown
3a Object Sarcophagus
3b Object Detail
4a Artist/ Maker Unknown (Unknown)
5 Date 2nd - 3rd century CE
6 Period Late Gothic
7 Origin Syria Palaestina | Beth She'arim
|
8 Community Unknown |
9 Collection Unknown | Israel: Beth She`arim, catacomb 20; sarcophagus no.122
10 Location Unknown |
11 Site Unknown
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Hercules' knot |
14 Category
17 Photographer Unknown
18 Photograph Date
19 Negative/ Photo. No. IES 5556-5565
19a Scan No.
20 Description The sarcophagus has a rectangular body and a high gabled lid with four acroteria on the corners. The front is decorated with two red lines between two columns. The left narrow side is depicted with a seven branched Menorah flanked by columns, The right narrow side is decorated with a wreath enclosing a conch and surrounded by two heraldic dolphins. The front side - is decorated with two small columns at the corners, between them are two thin parallel red lines. One line is extending from capital to capital, and the other line from base to base. The left narrow side - is decorated with a seven branched Menorah, flanked by columns. The Menorah is composed of six curved branches and a central shaft, and stands on a high trapezoid base. The brances and the central shaft are decorated by rounded links. The right narrow side - is decorated with an overlapping leaf wreath inclosing a conch. The wreath ends below in a ribbon tied by a Hercules knot. The wreath is flanked by two dolphins, holding the ends of the ribbon in their tails, with their heads down and facing each other.
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
Limestone; carved in low relief; On the front are traces of red paint .
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 82 cm. (body)
56 cm. (lid)
77 cm. (menorah)
26b Length 240 cm. (body)
26c Width 84 cm. (body)
74 cm. (branches)
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
Menorah Dolphin Conch Wreath
36 Summary and Remarks
According to N. Avigad, the lines painted in red, were executed as a preparation for a carving.
38 Suggested Reconstruction
39 History/Provenance
The sarcophagus was found in Catacomb no.20, Room no.XXVI.
40 Main Surveys & Excavations
41 Condition
42 Biography
43 Bibliography
Avigad,N. Beth Shearim III, p.149-150, pl.XLVI:2-3
43a Short Name
43b Full Name
43c Volume
43d Page

44 Type
063058
45 Temp: Batch Number
063 | 058
46 Temp: Aleph Number
0006027
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
2703
48 Temp: Addenda
:NO : An.
:MED : Stone (Limestone)
:TYP : OR
:SIT : Israel: Beth She`arim
:LN : ENG

Registrar
Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter T.M. (D.S.) 1981, O.S. 1998 49a
50 Researcher 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a