The Philistine Temple of Dagon Devastated by the Ark of the Covenant

The Philistine Temple of Dagon Devastated by the Ark of the Covenant, circa 244–245. Dura-Europos Synagogue, Syria.

This mural shows the ark of the covenant wreaking havoc in Philistine territory. After suffering many plagues, the Philistines decide to return the ark to the Israelites. They load the ark onto a new cart, which is pulled by two cows to Beth-Shemesh (1Sam 5-6).

The Philistine Temple of Dagon Devastated by the Ark of the Covenant, circa 244–245. Dura-Europos Synagogue, Syria.

1Sam 5-6

The Philistines and the Ark
1When the Philistines captured the ark of God, they brought it from Ebenezer to Ashdod;2then the Philistines took the ark of God and ... View more

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