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1)

What exactly did the top curtain comprise?

1.

Rashi #1 (according to R. Nechemyah): it comprised one curtain of ram's skins dyed red and another curtain of Tachash skins on top of it.

2.

Rashi #2: (according to R. Yehudah): It comprised one curtain made half of ram's skins dyed red and half of Tachash skins. 1


1

It is not clear however, why the Torah then inserts the word "u'Michseh" (See Rashbam).

2)

What were the measurements of the top curtain?

1.

Rashi: It measured thirty by ten Amos, and fitted flush on top of the goat-skin curtains. 1


1

They did not even cover the walls.

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