Nearly every single statue, relief, or carving that we have from the ancient world appears in the natural color of the material used to produce it. Over the past 20 to 30 years scientists have used advanced instruments to detect tiny bits of pigment still discernible on the surface of these artifacts, leading to the realization that the ancient world was much more colorful than previously thought.
A collection of information, sources, and ideas about the design and use of the Second Temple
Monday, August 27, 2018
Monday, August 20, 2018
A Glittering Golden Gift
Monday, August 13, 2018
A Beis Hamikdash Shape Puzzle
What object in the Beis Hamikdash was shaped like an octagon, made out of gold, and displayed prominently for all to see?
Monday, August 6, 2018
Lego® Shofar Box
The last post discussed the thirteen shofaros, or donation boxes, distributed throughout the Azarah for the collection of coins from the public. Here is a Lego® version built in minifig scale using only five pieces.
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