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Title Great Synagogue in Orla-Western wall
Related place Orla (Poland) - related place
Original Library/publisher אוסף המרכז לאמנות יהודית - Center for Jewish Art Collection
Creation Date 1997
Citation Note Poland
Podlaskie Voivodeship
Orla
Near market
Content Ashkenazi
Format negative 35 mm.
Host Item CJA Jewish Architecture-1086-A086783
Description The motif of the four animals were placed in three lunettes on the western side of the groined vault above the window's from women's section. Imperial eagle with the attributes of the Russian Empire (Bialystok district entered into the Russian Empire in 1808) and running deer were depicted in the central lunette. A lion standing beside a tree, on which sits a squirrel was depicted in the right lunette. A tiger standing beside a tree, on which sits a bird was depicted in the right lunette. The images of an eagle and a deer in the central lunette are preserved. The heraldic black two-headed eagle with a gold scepter and a sphere are depicted on the top. A running deer is depicted under the eagle. Bushes sunflower with flowers and trees, under which sit rabbits, are depicted on either side of a running deer. Inscription: רץ כצבי fleet as the gazelle (Avot 5:20)
Language No linguistic content
Identifier CJA Jewish Architecture-1086-A086783
System Number 997003998050405171

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