Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Temple Mosaics from el-Khirbe synagogue

The samaritan mosaic at el-Khirbe near modern Sebaste (ancient Samaria) has a marvelous mosaic of the tempe.  (Currently at the Inn of the Good Samaritan Museum midway between Jericho and Jerusalem.)

1.  The entire scene.



2. Closeup of the Temple (note the medallions on the veil).



3. Closeup of the offering table.



4. Closeup of Menorah, shofar, and incense shovel.


2 comments:

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