Obj. ID: 18167
Jewish Architecture Great Synagogue in Slonim - Southern wall
To the main object: Great Synagogue in Slonim - Interior
The southern wall consists of two tiers that are divided by a horizontal cornice-like molding decorated with a floral motif “frieze” paintings.
The lower tier contains windows from the women’s section and a door is situated in its western corner.
The upper tier has three high windows that are divided by two pilasters.
The eastern pilaster contains a painting of the Paradise: the Tree of Knowledge with a snake in it.
The painting on the western pilaster (a landscape) is so damaged that it could not be deciphered.
For a pre-WWII photograph see Yad Vashem Photo Archive.