12 December 2002
AN EARLY JEWISH BASALT MENORAH RELIEF
Late Roman to Byzantine Period, Circa 4th-5th Century A.D.
Perhaps from the lintel of a synagogue, the rectangular panel carved on one side with two seven-branched menorot in raised relief
22¾ in. (57.8 cm) wide
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For a similar example see Antiquities, Christie's New York, 18 December 1996, lot 174.
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