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

The framed Hebrew opening page has a cream-colored background, decorated with vegetal motives. At the top of the inscription frame two couples of griffons are depicted with interwoven tails. On thr lower right side a bearded man, wearing red robe with a blue coat and a red headcover, is flanked by a lion while holding a harp in his left hand. On the left a black-haired woman, wearing a headcover and blue robe is standing, holding the horns of a young gazelle with her right hand and a dove in the other one. Another dove is flying above her. At the lower central, between them , is Raban's signature, in block Hebrew letters, within a medalion. The title is written in Hebrew block letters . The words Shir Hashirim in both places are written in red and all the others in golden brown. The text is devided by the publisher's mark (Ma. 1050.3). "שיר השירים צייר זאב רבן "בצלאל", ירושלים הוצאת "שיר השירים" ירושלים התר"ץ" "Bezalel", Jerusalem Published by "Shir Hashirim" Jerusalem 5690"(1930) "Song of Solomon illustrated by Zeev Raban

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Opening page-2 | Unknown
Object
Object Detail
Song of Songs 7
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Date
1930
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Printed book
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33 cm (21.5)
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23.5 cm (15.2)
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0
Ornamentation
Custom
Contents
Codicology
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Façade (main)
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Direction Toward Jerusalem
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Signature
Printed in Latine block letters. Ll: Z. Raban; LR: Jerusalem
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Summary and Remarks
Suggested Reconsdivuction
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Main Surveys & Excavations
Bibliography
Mayanot, Raban, 1993, pl.24 p.42-48
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Volume
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Type
Reproduction
Documenter
| N.S.D. & D.P. 2.1993
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Computer Reconstruction
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