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Obj. ID: 8653
Jewish Architecture
  Old (Medieval) Synagogue in Erfurt, Germany

© Ido Noy, Photographer: Noy, Ido, 2014
Summary and Remarks

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Name/Title
Old (Medieval) Synagogue in Erfurt | Unknown
Object Detail
Monument Setting
Unknown
Date
1094, c. 1270, c. 1300
Synagogue active dates
until the pogrom of 1349
Reconstruction dates
1350, late 19th century, 1998-2009
Artist/ Maker
Unknown
Origin
Historical Origin
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Community type
Congregation
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Location
Site
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School/Style
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Period
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Period Detail
Collection
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Documentation / Research project
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Iconographical Subject
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Textual Content
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Languages of inscription
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Shape / Form
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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
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
Historical significance: Collective Memory/Folklore
Historical significance: Person
Architectural Significance: Style
Architectural Significance: Artistic Decoration
Urban significance
Significance Rating
4 (International)
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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
Suggested Reconsdivuction
History/Provenance

The synagogue was rediscovered in 1992, bought by the City of Erfurt in 1998, renovated, and from 2009 it houses a museum.

In 2023, it was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site (Jewish-Medieval Heritage of Erfurt).

Main Surveys & Excavations
Sources
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erfurt_Synagogue
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The following information on this monument will be completed:
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