Hanukkah lamp

(Rivne Regional Museum of Culture and Traditions)
Hanukkah Menorah is a special candelabrum whose candles are lit up during the eight-day holiday of Hanukkah.
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Hanukkah candelabrum made of bronse in the form of a bench with a decorative design. The backrest is made in the form of a grate with a floral ornament, the two armrests are presented as latticework and have projections with round openings in places of attachment of the "servant" candle holders - the shamashes. The three elements are connected by a transverse plate with eight polygonal and eight round openings in places of attachment of the candle holders.
Museum / institution
Rivne Regional Museum of Culture and Traditions
Inventory number in the institution
РОКМ КН 15036 VIII М 1182
Author, place of production
History, source, type and date of acquisition
This Hannukah candelabrum was found in the village Velyki Mezhyrichi of Korets district and transferred to the museum by the research fellow of Rivne Regional Natural History Museum Luts Viktor Danylovych in 1983.
Production period
Religious holiday / lifecycle
Religious holiday / lifecycle, comment
On the first day of the holiday of Hanukkah the wick of shamash and of the first candle on the right side are lit up with a special blessings. One more candle is lit up on each of the following days of the holiday of Hanukkah, till all the 9 candles will be burning on the eighth day of the holiday. It should be noted that the oil is poured and the wicks are put from the left candle holder to the right one, and the candles are lit up from the right candle holder to the left.
middle of XVII - end of XVII
Dimensions, cm
width: 25.00, height: 13.00, length: 22.00
Preservation condition
Description of the preservation condition
The main and "servant" candle holders were lost.
Restoration is recommended.
Current location
on display