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Name/Title
Vatican Sefer ha-Shorashim | Unknown
Object Detail
Fol. 232
Date
Early 15th century
Synagogue active dates
Reconstruction dates
Artist/ Maker
Shlomo (scribe)
(Unknown)
Origin
Historical Origin
Unknown
Community type
Unknown |
Congregation
Unknown
Location
Site
Unknown
School/Style
Unknown|
Period
Unknown
Period Detail
Collection
Vatican | Vatican Library
| VAT. EBR. 414
Documentation / Research project
Unknown
Material/Technique
Material Stucture
Material Decoration
Material Bonding
Material Inscription
Material Additions
Material Cloth
Material Lining
Tesserae Arrangement
Density
Colors
Construction material
Measurements
Height
Length
Width
Depth
Circumference
Thickness
Diameter
Weight
Axis
Panel Measurements
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

Vellum, 280 leaves, 195 x 148mm, text space: 124 x 80mm. Written in square Sepharadi script, in brown ink, title and the explanned words are in purple ink. 32 lines per page. Ruling by stylus 32 horizontal and 1 2 1 vertical lines (always on hair side; hair faces hair and flesh faces flesh). 35 quires of 8 leaves each. From the third quire (fol. 17). Hebrew alphabetical numeration for the quires written in the lower right hand corner of the recto of the first folio of each quire.

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
None. Scribe name שלמה is emphacised in the text, fols. 123, 132.
Scribal Notes
Watermark
Hallmark
Group
Group
Group
Group
Group
Trade Mark
Binding
Decoration Program

The closing words and the titles are written against a red ink panel. The panels are formed of delicated desine of s shaped scrolles filled with smalles scrolls or with round lobed leaves. The panels are flanked verticaly by a double line which is enclosed by frings which are emerging into the margins, turn into very fine curly scrolls. Small arrow like pattern sometimes replaces the frings. In some cases tiny round flower are combined with the margins scrolls (see fols. 2, 24, 24v, 37v, 47, 54, 59, 64v, 85v, 89v, 106v, 120, 126, 140, 159, 168v, 194, 207v, 217, 229v, 232, 243v, 272v, 278, 280).

Summary and Remarks
Suggested Reconsdivuction
History/Provenance
Ex libris from 1622.
Main Surveys & Excavations
Bibliography
Short Name
Full Name
Volume
Page
Type
Documenter
Yael Zirlin | 1982-1984
Researcher
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Architectural Drawings
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Computer Reconstruction
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Section Head
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Language Editor
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Donor
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Negative/Photo. No.
188005