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Synagogue menorah

Synagogue menorah

Synagogue menorah

Marble with plaster reconstruction

H: 100 cm

Staff Archaeological Officer in the Civil Administration of Judea and Samaria

Reconstruction made possible by the generosity of Janis and Harold Cooper, Boston

Accession number:

K11069

Archaeology/Hellenistic, Roman & Byzantine Periods

This tall, elegant menorah decorated with leaves and lions originally had oil lamps at the top of its branches. It is the largest Byzantine-period three-dimensional menorah ever found.

Exhibitions:

From King David to Jesus - From Biblical Israel to Christianity (Tesouros da Terra Santa), MASP, Brazil, Sao Paolo, Brazil, 01/08/2008 - 31/10/2008