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© Center for Jewish Art, Photographer: Radovan, Zev, 11.2.1992

The picture below the centered text (Esther 8:10-9:10) illustrates Esther 6:1. The other sides of the frame depict a vaulted corridor with a guard on each side. The picture below the text illustrates Esther 6:1: "On that night could not the king sleep, and he commanded to bring the book of records of the chronicles; and they were read before the king". The picture depicts Ahasuerus in his room, lying in his bed in a purple robe. he is leaning his head against his arm and seems to be bothered. An old man is sitting cross legged on the floor, reading the king from a scroll. The old white-bearded man is wearing a green robe and a green-white miter. A black maid on the left is holding a long fan next to Ahasuerus' head. In the background there is a wall carpet/a painted wall. A guard with a long sword is standing at the entrance. The top frame depicts five burning oil lamps in tripods, with a crossed arch above. On both sides of the frame 4 oil lamps are hanging from the cross barrel vaults of the ceiling. A guard is standing, in a blue robe and a pink girdle, holding in his hands a long sword, which is leaned against the floor.

Name/Title
Illustration, 6:1 | Unknown
Object Detail
Book of Esther, 6:1
Date
1947
Synagogue active dates
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Unknown
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Collection
Material/Technique
Printed book
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(198mm.)
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Extant
Documented by CJA
Surveyed by CJA
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Historical significance: Collective Memory/Folklore
Historical significance: Person
Architectural Significance: Style
Architectural Significance: Artistic Decoration
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Languages of inscription
Unknown
Type of grave
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0
Ornamentation
Custom
Contents
Codicology
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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
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Signature
Signature within the picture at lower left, Z. Raban in Hebrew block letters. Outside the picture, printed at lower right Z. Raban in Latin block letters.
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Volume
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Type
Colour reproduction
Documenter
| N.S.D. & D.P. 5.1993
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Architectural Drawings
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Computer Reconsdivuction
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Language Editor
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