12 December 2002
AN EARLY JEWISH BASALT COLUMN CAPITAL
Late Roman to Byzantine Period, Circa 4th-5th Century A.D.
Likely from a synagogue, the base round in section, the top square in section, the four U-shaped sides carved with a seven-branched menorah in raised relief
9 7/8 in. (25.1 cm) high
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