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Title Synagogue in Sandomierz - Interior Wall paintings.
Related place Sandomierz (Poland) - related place
Original Library/publisher אוסף המרכז לאמנות יהודית - Center for Jewish Art Collection
Creation Date 1997
Citation Note Poland
Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship
Sandomierz
4 Żydowska Street
Content Ashkenazi
Host Item CJA Jewish Architecture-1087-A06084
Description Murals cover groined vault and walls of the prayer hall of the synagogue. Zodiac signs located along the perimeter groined vault of prayer- hall. Each sign is placed in an oval medallion and signed. In the center of the vault in a rectangular frame was situated image with the hands lifted the unwrapped Torah scroll. There are views of Jerusalem on the walls and paintings of the sanctuary implements surrounding the Torah ark. Above the ark there is a depiction of a Leviathan around a circular window. Four animals were placed on the north wall of the prayer hall in the semi-circular arches painted on the pilasters. Visible underneath, in the niche of the Torah ark, are earlier paintings of the tablets of the law flanked by griffins, floral decorations, and pomegranates.
Language No linguistic content
Identifier CJA Jewish Architecture-1087-A06084
System Number 997000270940405171

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