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Obj. ID: 3898
Sacred and Ritual Objects
  Elijah's rod

© Center for Jewish Art, Photographer: Radovan, Zev, 1987

see also http://cja.huji.ac.il/browser.php?mode=set&id=3899

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Name/Title
Elijah's rod | Unknown
Object Detail
Date
1949
Synagogue active dates
Reconstruction dates
Artist/ Maker
Unknown (Unknown)
Origin
Historical Origin
Unknown
Community type
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Congregation
Unknown
Location
Unknown |
Site
Unknown
School/Style
Unknown|
Period
Unknown
Period Detail
Collection
Documentation / Research project
Unknown
Material/Technique
Wood; Silver
Material Stucture
hammered; carved
Material Decoration
epousse, engraved, stamped;## painted in red, orange, green, blue and gold
Material Bonding
Material Inscription
Material Additions
Material Cloth
Material Lining
Tesserae Arrangement
Density
Colors
Construction material
Measurements
Height
138 cm
Length
Width
Depth
Circumference
Thickness
Diameter
2 cm
Weight
Axis
Panel Measurements
Iconographical Subject
Unknown |
Condition
Extant
Documented by CJA
Surveyed by CJA
Present Usage
Present Usage Details
Condition of Building Fabric
Architectural Significance type
Historical significance: Event/Period
Historical significance: Collective Memory/Folklore
Historical significance: Person
Architectural Significance: Style
Architectural Significance: Artistic Decoration
Urban significance
Significance Rating
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

The rod is wrapped with a blue and brown velvet cloth and a silk kerchief. The rod was originally from the Mula Yoav Harat Synagogue in Afghanistan, accordinng to Mr. Moshe Na'amat, a congregant. For a similarly decorated rod see also Uz. Bu., Shalom Syn. cards no. 12,13.

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