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© Center for Jewish Art, Photographer: Radovan, Zev, 1994
The rectangular panel depicting the sanctuary implements is situated at the south end of the nave, above the zodiac panel. A Torah ark flanked by two seven-branched menorahs is depicted in the center of the panel. Each menorah is set amongst a shovel, a shofar and the four species. The Toraha ark is composed of two closed doors flanked by two columns. A curtain which conceals part of the doors is tied in center. The columns stand on plain pedestals and are crowned by Ionic capitals. The Torah ark is surmounted by a gable, with a conch in the center The two seven-branched menorahs are composed of alternating oval and pomegranate-shaped links. The menorahs' branches stems are surmounted by seven burning lamps. Each flame is bent towards the center of the menorah. The base of each menorah is composed of a circular disk, supported by three legs shaped as lion's paws which stand on plain pedestals. The four species, set to the left of each menorah comprise an ethrog bound together with a lulav, hadas and aravah. A shofar and shovelare depicted to the right of each menorah. The background of the panel is decorated with flower buds. The panel is framed by a multi-strand guilloche.
Name/Title
Hammath Tiberias Synagogue | Unknown
Object Detail
Date
286-337 CE
Synagogue active dates
Reconstruction dates
Artist/ Maker
Unknown (Unknown)
Historical Origin
Unknown
Community type
Unknown |
Congregation
Unknown
Location
School/Style
Unknown|
Period Detail
Collection
Unknown |
Material/Technique
Mosaic
Material Stucture
Material Decoration
Material Bonding
Material Inscription
Material Additions
Material Cloth
Material Lining
Tesserae Arrangement
Density
Colors
Construction material
Measurements
Height
150 cm
Length
Width
Depth
Circumference
Thickness
Diameter
Weight
Axis
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
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
Original
Documenter
| D.D. & T.N. 11.1994
Researcher
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Architectural Drawings
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Computer Reconsdivuction
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Section Head
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Language Editor
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Donor
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Negative/Photo. No.
030085