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© Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Photographer: Breyer, Alois, 1910-1913

The triangular pendentives on the southern site.

 The upper level: an inscription putted inside portal-shaped frames.

The lower level: Bull – Shor (Behemoth, like a pair  to Leviathan ).

The flat triangular spaces: Three intersecting fish 

From the left. Upper level: stork holding a fish in its beak, predatory bird torments small animal

Lower level:  a deer rubs his nose with a hoof

 From the right. An inscription in the medallion:

 

על ידי הפועל העוסק במלאכת הקדוש נאום הצייר ישראל בה ישיש הרר מרדכי שן מק"ק יארטשוב גליל דק"ק לביב

«By the worker, engaged in the holy labor, the artist [of beauty] Israel, son of the venerable Rabbi Mordecai from the Holy community of Jarychow, district of the Holy community of Lvov»

 

Name/Title
Wooden Synagogue in Hvizdets' (Gwoździec) - Vault Decoration | Unknown
Object
Object Detail
Southwest corner
Settings
Unknown
Date
The earliest date, most likely, on the inscription panel on the eastern wall - 1686. The date on the entrance door – 1717. The date of the murals on the vault – 1729.
Synagogue active dates
Reconstruction dates
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Unknown
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Unknown
Site
Unknown
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Period Detail
Collection
Documentation / Research project
Unknown
Material/Technique
Material Stucture
Material Decoration
Material Bonding
Material Inscription
Material Additions
Material Cloth
Material Lining
Tesserae Arrangement
Density
Colors
Construction material
Measurements
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Condition
Extant
Documented by CJA
Surveyed by CJA
Present Usage
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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
1
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
Hallmark
Group
Group
Group
Group
Group
Trade Mark
Binding
Decoration Program
Summary and Remarks
Suggested Reconsdivuction
History/Provenance
Main Surveys & Excavations
Bibliography
Short Name
Full Name
Volume
Page
Type
Documenter
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Author of description
Khaimovich Boris |
Architectural Drawings
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Computer Reconstruction
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Section Head
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Language Editor
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Donor
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Negative/Photo. No.
A354872