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Title Trabelsia Synagogue in Djerba
Related place Ḥawmat al-Sūq (Tunisia) - related place
Original Library/publisher אוסף המרכז לאמנות יהודית - Center for Jewish Art Collection
Creation Date 1997
Citation Note Tunisia
Djerba (Island)
Djerba
Trabelsiya Synagogue
Content Tunisian
Djerba
Djerba, Hara al-Kabira
Host Item CJA Jewish Architecture-1836-0099077
Description The reader's desk stands opposite the ark, in the centre of the synagogue. It is rectangular furniture formed of a chest topped by an elevated back. The top of the rectangular cupboard serves as a table, enclosed on its two sides within a banister. The banister is made-up of two front flat columns, which terminates with geometrical finials and connected to a back frame by two diagonal handrails. The back is an elevated rectangular frame enclosing an ogee arch, reaching to the wooden ceiling. It is divided by a horizontal bar into two parts
the lower is subdivided in its centre into two square panels, on which prayers are hung. The lower wooden bar is decorated with a floral pattern and topped by triangles. While the upper bar is adorned by a pair of graded wooden hooks facing the ark and additional toothed triangles with hooks on its front. The desk is painted brown. Two metal blue boxes are placed on the back of the teivah, and are used for memorial candles.
Language No linguistic content
Identifier CJA Jewish Architecture-1836-0099077
System Number 997004039040405171

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