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

The picture below the text (Esther 9:22-32) illustrates the celebration of the Jews of Shushan. The top frame depicts the faces of tow men and a woman, and on the sides are the Seven Species. The picture below the text illustrates Esther 9:17: "... a day of feasting and gladness". The picture depicts Ahasuerus and Mordecai in a square, turning to each other. Ahasuerus, on the left, wearing a yellow robe, is carrying a jug on a tray and something else. Morecai, on the right, wearing a purple robe, is carrying a bottle on a tray . Three embraced girls are dancing in a line behind Mordecai and 3 embraced men are dancing in a line behind Ahasuerus. The city of Shu'shan is at the background. The top frame represents 3 faces: Esther, Mordecai and Ha'man or Ahasuerus, perhaps. The right face is of a black bearded man with a yellow-red head cover. The middle face is of a white bearded man and a blue-red head cover and the left one is of a crowed young woman, with a pink head cover. Around them and on both sides of the frame are pomegranates, vine, dates, wheat and fig intertwining with green leaves.

Name/Title
Illustration, 9:17 | Unknown
Object Detail
Book of Esther, 9:17
Settings
Unknown
Date
1947
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Collection
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Material/Technique
Printed book
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Measurements
Height
16.1 cm
Length
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19.6 cm
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Documented by CJA
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Historical significance: Collective Memory/Folklore
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Languages of inscription
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Type of grave
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0
Ornamentation
Custom
Contents
Codicology
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Script
Number of Lines
Ruling
Pricking
Quires
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Hebrew Numeration
Blank Leaves
Direction/Location
Façade (main)
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Location of Torah Ark
Location of Apse
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Direction Toward Jerusalem
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Signature
In the picture, lower left: Z. Raban in Hebrew block letters. Outside the picture, printed 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 Reconstruction
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