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The Menorah - From the Temple to Israel's National Symbol - Miniature Sheet

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  • 27.05.2018
  • Cartor Security Printing, France
  • Offset
  • H40 / W34.64
About The Menorah - From the Temple to Israel's National Symbol

While the People of Israel wandered in the desert, the gold seven-armed menorah served as one of their scared tools of worship. This menorah, which was placed by King Solomon in the Holy Temple in Jerusalem, was plundered by Babylonian King Nebuchadnezzar during the destruction of the First Temple. The new menorah, fashioned by Zrubavel during the construction of the Second Temple, was stolen by King Antiochus IV and was later replaced by a gold menorah commissioned by the Hasmonean Kings.

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