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‮אמנות הפסיפס בבתי כנסת עתיקים בארץ ישראל מהמאה הרביעית עד המאה השביעית‬‎ Mosaic Art in Ancient Synagogues in Israel from the 4th to the 7th Centuries

in Catalog of Catalogs Online

(123 words)

Curator

Asher Ovadiah.

Imprint

Tel Aviv, Israel, 1993. 85 pp., illustrations: 7 col., 53 b&w, 27.8 × 21.2 cm. Hebrew and English.

Location

Tel Aviv University, Genia Schreiber University Art Gallery (1993)

Description

Fragments and photographs of ancient mosaics, some displayed for the first time. Introductory essay “Mosaic Art of the Ancient Synagogues in Israel” by Asher Ovadiah. In-depth description of each site. Detailed discussion of recurring motifs (Binding of Isaac, Menorah, Torah Ark, the Zodiac, and Animals). No itemized listing.

main keywords

ERETZ ISRAELPHOTOGRAPHSSYNAGOGUES, ANCIENTSYNAGOGUES, MOSAIC FLOORS

minor keywords

Bet AlphaBet SheanEin GediGaza MaiumasHammat TiberiasHosefaMa’on/NirimMenorah as symbolSacrifice of Isaac in artSha’albimZodiac signs

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