Obj. ID: 2227
Jewish Architecture Great Synagogue in Hârlău - Torah Ark
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The monumental Torah Ark is a three-level structure of carved and gilded wood, made in composite architectural style of the late Baroque with many columns in each level and overhead volutes. The Torah Ark are decorated by the Tablets of the Law and musical instruments. The Tablets of the Law are situated in the middle of a Magen David. Steps lead to the niche with the Torah scrolls. Тhe Torah Ark, probably, was crowned by a top element, which once covered the eastern part of the dome. A number of of spherical lamps with dedicatory inscriptions from the 1950s adorn the Torah Ark.