Babylonian destruction of 1st Jewish Temple, 587 BCE   [59 x 80 cm]

Source of image: Wikimedia Commons. Nebuzaradan burns down the temple2
Embroidery: Imam Shehaby [Tabariyeh], Ain al-Hilweh, Lebanon

The first Jewish temple (Beit HaMikdash), was destroyed by Nebuchadnezzar II after the Siege of Jerusalem in 587 BCE.  The embroidery is based on an image by an unnamed illustrator of Petrus Comestor’s ‘Bible Historiale’, France, 1372.

Era: Babylonian/Persian Period (721—332 BCE)

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