Photo © Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Yoram Lehmann
Synagogue menorah
Hammat Tiberias
4th–5th century CE
Limestone
H: 46 cm
Accession number: B66.1729O.S.
 
 
This menorah is decorated with the “calyx and petals” pattern of the Temple menorah. The depressions at the top of its branches originally held glass oil lamps.

Publications:
The Israel Museum, Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 2005

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir