The Tabernacle of God in the Wilderness of Sinai, Paul F. Kiene © 1976 Hermann Schulte Verlag, © 1977 by the Zondervan Corporation

The Tabernacle set up by the Israelites at Shiloh was a center of religious activity, as this fanciful reconstruction shows. Here sacrifices and prayers were offered, and here were housed the two stone tablets of the Law that God gave to Moses at Mt. Sinai.