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

Black trefoil king, represented by gray-bearded, Ahasuerus, from the waist up, with his mirror image below, in a playing card- like manner. He is holding a red nargilah in his left hand. The nargilah is connected to a golden cup, held by the opposite hand of the mirror image. He is wearing a green patterned purple robe and fitting turban. Along the upper right corner is written, in Hebrew block, black letters: אחשורוש Along the lower left corner is written in Latine, block black letters: Ahasuerus

Name/Title
Raban, Playing Cards | Unknown
Object
Object Detail
Date
1920-1930
Synagogue active dates
Reconstruction dates
Historical Origin
Unknown
Community type
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Congregation
Unknown
Location
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Site
Unknown
Period
Period Detail
Collection
Unknown | Isr. J-m., R. Doron
Documentation / Research project
Unknown
Material/Technique
Print on laminated paper
Material Stucture
Material Decoration
Material Bonding
Material Inscription
Material Additions
Material Cloth
Material Lining
Tesserae Arrangement
Density
Colors
Construction material
Measurements
Height
8.8 cm (7)
Length
Width
6.3 cm (4.5)
Depth
Circumference
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Weight
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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
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
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Group
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Group
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Trade Mark
Binding
Decoration Program
Summary and Remarks
The IJA. nombers Ma.1032, belong to the same playing cards series. Compare also to: Ma.1013, 1007, 1008, 1011, 1010.
Suggested Reconsdivuction
History/Provenance
Main Surveys & Excavations
Bibliography
Raban Remembered - Jerusalem's Forgotten Master - Yeshiva University Museum, NY, 1982
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Volume
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Type
Reproduction
Documenter
| N.S.D. 2.1992, D.P. 10.1994
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Architectural Drawings
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Computer Reconstruction
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