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The booklet offers new figurative versions of interchange among Judaism and Christianity. It demonstrates the nexus connecting the account of production and the Tabernacle utilizing Jewish and Christian texts and inventive photos from overdue antiquity to the past due heart a long time.

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Element of a panel depicting the Tabernacle and its utensils. Fig. 70. Khirbet Samara, south of Nablus, Samaritan synagogue. Mosaic picture of the Temple/Ark façade. Fig. seventy one. Beit Shean, Synagogue, 6th century. Symbols of the Temple. Fig. seventy two. First Leningrad Bible, Plan of the Tabernacle. country Public Library, illuminated through Shlomo ben Buya in 929 CE, Firk. Hebr. II B 17, fol. 4v. Fig. seventy three. First Leningrad Bible, Plan of Solomon’s Temple. kingdom Public Library, illuminated by way of Shlomo ben Buya in 929 CE, Firk. Hebr. II B 17, fol. 5r. Fig. seventy four. Jewish gold-glass fragment, fourth century. A drawing made presently after it was once came across. The fragment depicts the Tabernacle, the 1st and moment Temples pictures. Fig. seventy five. Christian Topography, a tentlike constitution framed by means of an oblong colonnade seen from above. Rome, Bibl. Vat. Gr. 699, fol. 49r. Fig. seventy six. Octateuch 746, The Brazen Grate within the Tabernacle with fireplace burning beneath. Rome, Bibl. Vat. Gr. 746, Octateuch, fol. 236v. Fig. seventy seven. Octateuch 747, The Brazen Grate within the Tabernacle with hearth burning beneath. Rome, Bibl. Vat. Gr. 747, Octateuch, fol. 108r. Fig. seventy eight. Octateuch 746. Moses ordaining Aaron and his sons. Rome, Bibl. Vat. Gr. 746, Octateuch, fol. 242v. Fig. seventy nine. Codex Amiatinus, the Tabernacle and its courtyard enclosed by means of rows of pillars and curtains on all 4 facets. Florence, Bibl. Laurenziana, Cod. Amiatinus I, IIv–IIIr. Fig. eighty. Moshe Levine’s version of the Tabernacle and its courtyard based on the Bible. Fig. eighty one. Pantokrator sixty one, 9th century marginal Psalter with the Tabernacle’s courtyard in a distinct imaging point of view. Marginal Psalter of Mount Athos, Pantokrator sixty one, fol. 165r. Fig. eighty two. Parma Bible frontispiece, the seven-branched menorah, tongs, incense shovels, the stepping-stones, the Ark of the Covenant and the showbread desk. Parma, Biblioteca Palatina, 2668, Bible, fol. 7v. Fig. eighty three. Parma Bible frontispiece, the golden altar with hornlike projections and the altar for burnt choices. Parma, Biblioteca Palatina, 2668, Bible, fol. 8r. Fig. eighty four. Perpignan Bible frontispiece, the golden menorah, tongs, censers, and stepping-stones; the jug of manna and Aaron’s rods; the pills xviii checklist of illustrations of the covenant the showbread desk and the frankincense. Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Hebr. 7, Bible, fol. 12v. Fig. eighty five. Perpignan Bible frontispiece, the golden incense altar, silver trumpets, the shofar; the utensils for the sacrifices, the incense shovel; the altar for the burnt choices, and the laver. Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Hebr. 7, Bible, fol. 13r. Fig. 86. King’s Bible, a picture of a small mound or hill crowned with a tree and label in Hebrew subsequent to it deciding on the hill because the Mount of Olives. London, British Library, King’s I, Bible, 3v. Fig. 87. Saragosa Bible, a full-page representation of an olive tree framed by way of a verse from Zechariah prophesying the arriving of the Messiah (Zech. 14:4). Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale. Heb. 31, Bible, 4v. Fig. 88. Christian Topography, the showbread desk subsequent to the menorah with inscriptions that determine them as a desk and a candelabrum.

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