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Name/Title
Esther Scroll with Illustrations and Floral Motifs | Unknown
Object Detail
Date
mid-18th century
Synagogue active dates
Reconstruction dates
Artist/ Maker
Unknown (Unknown)
Origin
Historical Origin
Unknown
Community type
Unknown |
Congregation
Unknown
Location
Unknown |
Site
Unknown
School/Style
Unknown|
Period
Unknown
Period Detail
Collection
Documentation / Research project
Unknown
Material/Technique
Ink and paints on parchment
Material Stucture
Material Decoration
Material Bonding
Material Inscription
Material Additions
Material Cloth
Material Lining
Tesserae Arrangement
Density
Colors
Construction material
Measurements
The scroll: 215x1353 mm.
The length of the sheets in the scroll: 1) 518 mm, 2) 585 mm, 3) 250 mm.
Height
Length
Width
Depth
Circumference
Thickness
Diameter
Weight
Axis
Panel Measurements
Condition
The first membrane lacks some parts of its right edge; it is very likely, it was trimmed. Also, the final part of the scroll is slightly damaged. In general, the text and decorations are in good condition.
Extant
Documented by CJA
Surveyed by CJA
Present Usage
Present Usage Details
Condition of Building Fabric
Architectural Significance type
Historical significance: Event/Period
Historical significance: Collective Memory/Folklore
Historical significance: Person
Architectural Significance: Style
Architectural Significance: Artistic Decoration
Urban significance
Significance Rating
Languages of inscription
Unknown
Type of grave
Unknown
0
Ornamentation
Custom
Contents
Codicology

The scroll is formed of 3 sheets containing 11 columns of text with 31 or 32 lines, except for col. 9 with 11 lines divided into two parts.

The number of columns per sheet: no. 1 - , nos. 2 and 3 - .

The text is inscribed in the Hebrew square Ashkenazi script, in black ink, on the flesh side of parchment membranes.

The letter ח (Es. 1:6) is formed of two parts joined with a roof and decorated with scrolled feet. The letter ת (Es. 9:29) is enlarged and bolded. Other enlarged and diminished letters are included in col. 9.

The ruling and pricking are invisible.

The membranes are glued that in the scrolls was a less frequently used method of joining the sheets than stitching.

Scribes
Script
Number of Lines
Ruling
Pricking
Quires
Catchwords
Hebrew Numeration
Blank Leaves
Direction/Location
Façade (main)
Endivances
Location of Torah Ark
Location of Apse
Location of Niche
Location of Reader's Desk
Location of Platform
Temp: Architecture Axis
Arrangement of Seats
Location of Women's Section
Direction Prayer
Direction Toward Jerusalem
Coin
Coin Series
Coin Ruler
Coin Year
Denomination
Signature
Colophon
Scribal Notes
Watermark
Hallmark
Group
Group
Group
Group
Group
Trade Mark
Binding
Decoration Program
Summary and Remarks

This megillah belongs to a group of scrolls sharing similar ornamentation possibly executed by the same artistic milieu(s). For similar scrolls in the Index see IDs: 37874.

  

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History/Provenance
Main Surveys & Excavations
Bibliography

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Short Name
Full Name
Volume
Page
Type
Documenter
Dagmara Budzioch | 2020
Researcher
Dagmara Budzioch | 2020
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Donor
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Negative/Photo. No.
S131298