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The ship is placed on the western wall of the room. It is depicted in profile. The deck and keel are represented by curves running from prow to stern. On the deck there is a large sail and several cabins. There are two steering oars at the stern. The mast and the hull of the ship are decorated with diagonal lines and the sail with a criss-cross pattern.

 

Location: Israel, Beth She'arim, catacomb Mugharet el-Jehennem. 
Site: Beth She'arim, Catacomb Mugharet el-Jehennem, Room I, on the western wall, to the right of the entrance to the hall. 
Copyright: ??? 

Name/Title
Wall carving (Decoration) | Unknown
Object Detail
Date
early 3rd - mid 4th Century CE
Synagogue active dates
Reconstruction dates
Artist/ Maker
Unknown (Unknown)
Historical Origin
Unknown
Community type
Unknown |
Congregation
Unknown
Location
Unknown |
School/Style
Unknown|
Period Detail
Collection
Israel | National Parks Authority
| National Parks
Documentation / Research project
Unknown
Material/Technique
Soft rock engraved in the shape of a ship.
Material Stucture
Material Decoration
Material Bonding
Material Inscription
Material Additions
Material Cloth
Material Lining
Tesserae Arrangement
Density
Colors
Construction material
Measurements
Height
4400mm
Length
Width
7000mm
Depth
Circumference
Thickness
Diameter
Weight
Axis
Panel Measurements
Subject
S | Ship
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Condition
No damage can be seen.
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
Hallmark
Group
Group
Group
Group
Group
Trade Mark
Binding
Decoration Program
Summary and Remarks
Suggested Reconsdivuction
History/Provenance
Main Surveys & Excavations
Bibliography
Mazar, Beth Shearim: Report on the Excavations During 1936-1940, 1973, vol.I: Catacombs 1-4, p.227, pl.XXIII:2.
Short Name
Full Name
Volume
Page
Type
Documenter
| K.B. 12.1995
Researcher
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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.