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Mosaic of Menorah with Lulav and Ethrog

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Stone and mortar
  • Place Found: Hammam Lif, Tunisia
  • DATES 6th century C.E.
    PERIOD Roman Period
    DIMENSIONS 1 3/4 x 34 15/16 x 22 5/8 in. (4.4 x 88.7 x 57.5 cm) Other: 110.5 lb. (50.1kg)  (show scale)
    CREDIT LINE Museum Collection Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Oblong mosaic panel. Center, seven branched candlestick flanked by the Ethrog and Lulab (?) within a circle all enclosed within a lozenge - floral motifs at ends.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Roman. Mosaic of Menorah with Lulav and Ethrog, 6th century C.E. Stone and mortar, 1 3/4 x 34 15/16 x 22 5/8 in. (4.4 x 88.7 x 57.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Collection Fund, 05.26. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 05.26_PS2.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 05.26_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2011
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