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Jewish Architecture
  Altneuschul in Prague, Czech Republic

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

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Name/Title
Altneuschul in Prague | Unknown
Object Detail
Monument Setting
Unknown
Date
last third of the 13th century
Synagogue active dates
Reconstruction dates
1883, 1921-1926, 1966-1967, 1997-1998
Artist/ Maker
Unknown (Unknown)
Historical Origin
Unknown
Community type
Congregation
Unknown
Location
Czech Republic | Bohemia | Prague
| 18 Maiselova St.
Site
Unknown
School/Style
Period
Unknown
Period Detail
Collection
Unknown |
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
Stone
Measurements
Height
Length
Width
Depth
Circumference
Thickness
Diameter
Weight
Axis
Panel Measurements
Iconographical Subject
Unknown |
Condition
Extant
Documented by CJA
Surveyed by CJA
Present Usage
Synagogue
Present Usage Details
Condition of Building Fabric
B (Fair)
Architectural Significance type
Historical significance: Event/Period

One of the oldest preserved synagogues in Europe.

Historical significance: Collective Memory/Folklore

Stones from the Solomonic Temple; Golem.

Historical significance: Person

Maharal of Prague

Architectural Significance: Style
Architectural Significance: Artistic Decoration
Urban significance
Significance Rating
4 (International)
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

Julius Deutsch, "Die Alt-Neu-Synagoge in Prag," Allgemeine Bauzeitung, 1886, p. 64, figs. 46-48;

Arno Pařík, Dana Cabanová, Petr Kliment, Prague Synagogues (Prague, Jewish Museum, n.d);

Rudolph Klein, "Spirituality and Space", in: Rivka and Ben-Zion Dorfman, Synagogues without Jews and the Communities that built and used them (Philadelphia, 2000), pp. 323;

Paulus, Simon. Die Architektur der Synagoge im Mittelalter: Überlieferung und Bestand. Petersberg: Imhof, 2007, pp. 441-446;


Jiří Fiedler, Jewish Sights of Bohemia and Moravia (Prague, 1991)
Blanka Rozkošná, Pavel Jakubec, Židovské památky Čech – Jewish Monuments in Bohemia (Brno, 2004)
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Computer Reconstruction
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