First Jewish Temple destroyedهدم المعبد اليهودي الأول

First Jewish Temple destroyed

Babylonian/Persian Period (721—332 BCE)

Source: Wikipedia picture
Embroidery: Imam Shehaby [Tabariyeh], Ain al-Hilweh, Lebanon
Size: 59 x 80 cm

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.

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