For a detailed discussion of these vessels and their cultic use, see Victor A. Hurowitz, “Solomon’s Golden Vessels and the Cult of the First Temple,” in >al Shulei Ha-Me>il: Studies in Biblical, Jewish, and Near Eastern Ritual, Law, and Literature in Honor of Jacob Milgrom, eds. David P. Wright and David Noel Freedman (Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns, forthcoming).