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A fragment of the torso of a Nike bearing a garlands on her shoulders. Behind the left garland, a few feathers from her wings have remained. She is wearing a gown tied at her left shoulder, baring her right breast. A rope-pettern belt is tied below her bossem. She wears a necklace with round medallion on her neck, and two bracelets on her right arm, one above the elbow and the other below it.
Name/Title
A marble fragment of a Nike (?) from Beth She`arim | Unknown
Object Detail
Settings
Unknown
Date
2nd - 3rd century CE
Synagogue active dates
Reconstruction dates
Artist/ Maker
Unknown (Unknown)
Origin
Historical Origin
Unknown
Community type
Unknown |
Congregation
Unknown
Location
Israel | Israel Antiquities Authority
| Storerooms of Romema
School/Style
Unknown|
Period Detail
Collection
Documentation / Research project
Unknown
Material/Technique
Proconnesian marble; coarse, crystalline, white marble with a few discolourations or bluish-grey veins. Relief in the round.
Material Stucture
Material Decoration
Material Bonding
Material Inscription
Material Additions
Material Cloth
Material Lining
Tesserae Arrangement
Density
Colors
Construction material
Measurements
Height
17 cm.
Length
Width
23.8 cm.
Depth
Circumference
Thickness
Diameter
Weight
Axis
Panel Measurements
Subject
Condition
Fragmenary. Only the torso remained.
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
Garland
Summary and Remarks
The fragment is a part of a high-relief sarcophagus, which probably originally came from Asia Minor. According to N. Avigad. Nikae bearing grlands are common motif on the corners of the sarcophagi that came from Asia Minor.
Suggested Reconsdivuction
History/Provenance
The fragment was found in catacomb no.20.
Main Surveys & Excavations
Bibliography
Avigad,N. Beth Shearim III, pp.165, 172, Pl. LII: 1, fig.78
Short Name
Full Name
Volume
Page
Type
Documenter
| T.M. (D.S.) 1982, O.S. 1998
Researcher
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Computer Reconstruction
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Donor
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Negative/Photo. No.