20th Century Ner Tamid (Eternal Light) from Beth El Congregation

20th century

caption:
Brass plated electric light fixture, bowl suspended by three chains. Wreaths with ribbons decorate the underside, leaf patterns above reach upward. The Ner Tamid was used at Beth El Congrecation in Springfield, OH. 
 

Identifer: CJF R 0470

Medium
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Topics
Ritual and Decorative Objects

Collection
University of Cincinnati Hillel Collection

Description
The perpetual lamp, usually hung in front of the ark, is modeled on the light set up to burn continually outside the veil in the sanctuary (Exodus 17:20-21).

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