Sarcophagus fragment

Sarcophagus fragment, circa third–fourth century C.E. Carved marble, showing a seven-branched menorah. The Jewish Museum, New York.

Sarcophagus fragment, circa third–fourth century C.E. Carved marble, showing a seven-branched menorah, the Jewish Museum, New York.

The seven-armed candelabrum that stood in the Jerusalem temple; the rekindling of the menorah when the Maccabees rededicated the temple is celebrated during the Jewish festival of Hanukkah.

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