Ark, Throne

A wooden box that is put on the altar for preserving the Chalice during the liturgy.
On its sides is drawn some icons of the Last Supper, that of the Lord Jesus Christ and of some saints.

Dictionary of church terms. — St. GEORGE'S COPTIC ORTHODOX CHURCH SPORTING - ALEXANDRIA EGYPT. .

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  • Ark of the Covenant — The Ark of the Covenant (). Rashi and some Midrashim suggest that there were two arks a temporary one made by Moses, and a later one made by Bezalel.Hertz 1936] The Biblical account relates that during the trip of the Israelites, the Ark was… …   Wikipedia

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