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In 586 BCE, the city of Jerusalem fell to the Babylonian army. Its destruction triggered significant changes in the intellectual, cultural, religious and political identities of the people associated with the city, with effects that continue down to the present. This exhibition explores how Jerusalem, a small Iron Age city state, became the world's religious capital and an ethereal symbol of the imagination.

Featured: Anselm Kiefer's 'Heavenly Jerusalem' from the collection Imaginations: The Modern City

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Imaginations: The Modern City

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The Ancient City: The Domestic Sphere

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Imaginations: The Heavenly City

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The Ancient City: Religious Diversity

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Imaginations: The Temple

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The Ancient City: The Public Sphere

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Imaginations: The City as Destination

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The City Destroyed

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