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Eastern part of the dome decoration.

The decoration of the octagonal dome consists of three concentric wide bands of painting (registers) filled by ornamental and symbolic motives.  A decorative floral rosette placed in the center of the dome. The band of vegetable plaiting with cups of flowers, animals and birds surrounded the central rosette.

Painted architectural cornice separates the vegetable plaiting from the broad band filled by eight medallions with symbolical images. The are: elephant with a turret (the house) on the back, group of deer grazing, hand removes the snake from the tree.

The square room with pendentives are depicted by eight round medallions with animals images and inscriptions. The medallions are placed inside floral ornament. There are depicts: three hares running in a circle, hen with chicks, medallion with inscription.

The inscription in the medallion:

ז"נ האלוף

המרומם הקצין הרר

יוסף בהרר יעקב ז"ל לפך'

ע'דות' ב'יהוסף

שמ'ו לפ"ק  [1762]

 

The first step of curved vaulted construction which supported the dome are depicted by landscape scene. There are depicted a large enclosed garden with a two gates.

The second step of curved vaulted construction which supported the dome are decorated by zodiacs signs.

 

Name/Title
Great Wooden Synagogue in Mykhalkivtsi (Mikhalpol, Michałpol) | Unknown
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1762
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1
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Custom
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Bibliography

תמר שדמי, הכתובות שעל קירות בתי הכנסת במזרח אירופה – מקורותיהן, משמעות ותפקידן בעיצוב תפיסת החלל ועבודת הקודש, חיבור לשם קבלת תואר "דוקטור לפילוסופיה" (אוניברסיטת בר אילן, רמת גן, אייר תשעא [2011]) ע. 183-184

Eugeny Kotlyar, “Do vyvchennia znyklykh evreis’kykh bozhnyts’: Doslidzhennia Elyzavety Levyts’koï rozpysiv derev’iano:i synahohy u Mikhalpoli, 1930 r.,” Narodoznavchi zoshyty, no. 3(111) (2013): 435–46.

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