Photo © Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Yoram Lehmann
Synagogue menorah
Hammat Tiberias
4th–5th century CE
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.

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