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Cradle of Christianity. Treasures from the Holy Land

in Catalog of Catalogs Online

(159 words)

Curators

David Mevorah, Yael Israeli.

Imprint

Beachwood, Ohio, USA, 2006. 56 pp., illustrations: 51 col., 24.4 × 21.5 cm. English.

Location

Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage (1 April–22 October 2006)

Description

Archaeological finds and literary sources that illuminate life in the Holy Land during the first centuries of Christianity. Catalog in two principal parts: In the Days of Jesus, which provided a glimpse of the world in which Jesus lived; and The Holy Land, which presented church art and architecture, the phenomenon of pilgrimage to the Holy Land, and aspects of Jewish life (including synagogues, symbolism and art). Jewish objects featured throughout, with most found in “Synagogues and Jewish Symbols”. No itemized listing. 46 items pictured.

main keywords

ARCHAEOLOGICAL FINDSERETZ ISRAELJEWISH SYMBOLSPILGRIMAGESYNAGOGUES, ANCIENT

minor keywords

Bread stampsDead Sea ScrollsMenorah as symbolMerothOssuaries/SarcophagiPilgrims’ flasks/jugsSynagogue chancel screensSynagogues, ancient, Eretz IsraelTemple of Jerusalem in art/architecture

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