Menorah tokens

Type: Tokens
Date: Fourth to sixth century
Location or Findspot (Modern-Day Country): Israel
Medium: Lead, Glass
Dimensions: 2–3 cm in diameter
Description: These menorah tokens, one made of lead and one of glass, depict the Jewish menorah, the sacred seven-branched candelabrum used in Jewish temples and associated with the ancient Temple in Jerusalem. Small tokens or amulets such as these, which were often personalized with the owner's name, were common in the eastern Mediterranean. These tokens were found in the Holy Land and date to a period when it was under Christian control.
Relevant Textbook Chapter(s): 2

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Walters Art Museum, glass menorah token