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  Mole Antonelliana in Turin, Italy

© Center for Jewish Art, Photographer: Kravtsov, Sergey, 2019

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Name/Title
Mole Antonelliana in Turin | Unknown
Object Detail
Monument Setting
Unknown
Date
1863-1889
Synagogue active dates
Never used as a synagogue
Reconstruction dates
1961
Artist/ Maker
Origin
Historical Origin
Unknown
Community type
Congregation
Location
Italy | Piedmont | Turin
| Via Montebello 20
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
Brick
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
Museum
Present Usage Details
Condition of Building Fabric
B (Fair)
Architectural Significance type
Historical significance: Event/Period

The building is the tallest museum building in the world.

Historical significance: Collective Memory/Folklore
Historical significance: Person

The present building's mname -- Mole Antonelliana -- is a tribute to Alessandro (Antonelli, its architect.

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

Never functioned as a synagogue.

http://www.wikiwand.com/es/Mole_Antonelliana
Suggested Reconsdivuction
History/Provenance
Main Surveys & Excavations
Bibliography
Noemi Cassuto, "The Italian Synagogue Through the Ages" in: Rivka and Ben-Zion Dorfman, Synagogues without Jews and the Communities that built and used them (Philadelphia, 2000), pp. 300-307, ill. on p. 307

Annie Sacerdoti, The Guide to Jewish Italy, photographs by Alberto Jona Falco (Venice, 2008)
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