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Jewish Architecture
  Medieval Synagogue in Tomar, Portugal

© Susan Nashman Fraiman, Photographer: Nashman Fraiman, Susan, 2021

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Name/Title
Medieval Synagogue in Tomar | Unknown
Object Detail
Monument Setting
Unknown
Date
14th century
Synagogue active dates
until 1498
Reconstruction dates
Artist/ Maker
Unknown (Unknown)
Origin
Historical Origin
Unknown
Community type
Congregation
Unknown
Location
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
Yes
Documented by CJA
No
Surveyed by CJA
Present Usage
Museum
Present Usage Details
Condition of Building Fabric
A (Good)
Architectural Significance type
Historical significance: Event/Period

The only well-preserved synagogue in Portugal before the expulsion.

Historical significance: Collective Memory/Folklore
Historical significance: Person
Architectural Significance: Style

Four-pier synagogue, not related historically to the later four-pier synagogues.

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
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Synagogue_of_Tomar
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Full Name
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Architectural Drawings
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Computer Reconstruction
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Donor
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Negative/Photo. No.