Saturday, December 15, 2007

Gold Menorah Kept by Vatican

http://www.jstandard.com/articles/3609/1/Myths-and-the-menorah

The Jewish Standard [NJ]
14 Dec. 2007

Myths and the menorah

By Lois Goldrich

Some contend that the gold menorah from the Second Temple is hidden in the basement of the Vatican.

But according to Steven Fine, this is just an urban myth. [...]

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http://cojs.org/stevenfine/files/The_Temple_Menorah.pdf

Biblical Archaeology Review 31, no. 4 (2005), 18-25, 62-3.

The Temple Menorah—Where Is It?

By Steven Fine