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Jewish Priests


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The twelve stones of the breast-plate They were (left to right, top to bottom): Sard-Carnelian, Plasma, Jasper-Agate, Turquoise, Lazurite, Chalcedony, Amber, Agate, Amethyst, (Fourth row) Mother of Pearl, Black Onyx and Jasper-Onyx.

Breast-plate

The twelve stones of the breast-plate They were (left to right, top to bottom): Sard-Carnelian, Plasma, Jasper-Agate, Turquoise, Lazurite, Chalcedony, Amber, Agate, Amethyst, (Fourth row) Mother of Pearl, Black Onyx and Jasper-Onyx.. Cf. Exod.28:15,17.

Reconstruction of the garments of the high priest. Cf. Exod.28:2.

High Priest

Reconstruction of the garments of the high priest. Cf. Exod.28:2..
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A high priest with the Urim and Thummin - a Hebrew miniature, 13th century

High Priest

A high priest with the Urim and Thummin - a Hebrew miniature, 13th century.

A close-up of models of the High Priest and two priests. The High Priest (on the left) is wearing his Ephod and ceremonial clothing ready for the Day of Atonement sacrifice.

Priests

A close-up of models of the High Priest and two priests. The High Priest (on the left) is wearing his Ephod and ceremonial clothing ready for the Day of Atonement sacrifice.. The Priests are blowing the silver trumpets, as they do at the New Moon. Model by Andrew Gillesae, photographed by Paul McCabe

High Priest

High Priest

High Priest.

High Priest

High Priest

High Priest.

High Priest

High Priest

High Priest.

High Priest`s Breastplate

High Priest

High Priest`s Breastplate.

Priest

Priest

Priest.

Coin of Sanhedrin

Sanhedrin

Coin of Sanhedrin.

Levite blowing a shofar

Shofar

Levite blowing a shofar.

Priest`s trumpets or Shofar

Shofar

Priest`s trumpets or Shofar.