Ark of the Covenant

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(Judaism) sacred chest where the ancient Hebrews kept the two tablets containing the Ten Commandments


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The theme of the slide show was places of worship and shrines, including the Taj Mahal, the Holy city of Petra, the Pyramids and the building allegedly housing the Arc of the Covenant, to name just a few.
But if you used a gold dust dichroic filter, it will glow like the Arc of the Covenant in Raiders of the Lost Ark when it's lifted out of the crypt.
Every would-be jockey does the same, the still-intact optimism of youth finding an outlet in utterly hopeless dreams of winning the National - the Arc of the Covenant for every spindly young wannabe who ever threw leg across horse.
The author and her sisters own the Arc of the Covenant, a Victorian church in London: her story of being raised in the cult, her family, and the influences of its teachings makes for a gripping story.
In Axum, the most important cultural city in Ethiopia, a lone monk guards the most holy relic in the church, which Ethiopians believe to be the original Arc of the Covenant that held the Ten Commandments.