Second Temple destroyed

Second Temple destroyed

Roman Period (63 BCE—325 CE)

Embroidery: Amina Abu-Rabia', Drejat, Naqab
Size: 59 x 90 cm

(currently being stitched)

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.

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