Roman destruction of 2nd Jewish Temple, 70 CE   [59 x 90]

Source of image: The Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Embroidery: Amina Abu-Rabia’, Drejat, [Naqab]

The siege of Jerusalem was the decisive event of the first Jewish–Roman War. The Roman army besieged and conquered the city after the Jerusalem riots of 66 CE. The Second Temple was destroyed in 70 CE, and the Menorah taken to Rome.

Era: Roman Period (63 BCE—325 CE)

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