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Title Kanaf Synagogue Lintel and Jumb.
Related place Kanaf (Israel) - related place
Original Library/publisher אוסף המרכז לאמנות יהודית - Center for Jewish Art Collection
Host Item CJA Ancient Jewish Art-492-0061099
Description The western facade entrance decorated on the jumbs and the lintel. The jumbs and the lintel are carved in three bands from inside out: facia, torus (qurte de round),and cyma.The facia is decorated with a vine scroll,consists of alternating cluster of grapes and leaves,raising from an amphora.The lintel below the vine scroll is decorated with two strands guilloche.The vine scroll framed by a band of an astragal.The torus is decorated with egg-and-dart and the cyma by acanthus leaves. An Aramaic inscripton located above the lintel:"remember for good Yosh Bar Halfo Bar Hanio". The jumbs are flanked by two medallions.The left one encloses two overlaying five point stars surrounded by two interlacing squares.The right medallion consists of a conch surronding by inhabited meander.
Language No linguistic content
Identifier CJA Ancient Jewish Art-492-0061099
System Number 997003959630405171

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