What Happened to the Ark and the Tabernacle?

Updated: Apr 24, 2020

In the hands of Hollywood, the Ark of the Covenant seems like the stuff of science fiction. Part of what makes it so intriguing is that this golden chest seems to have simply disappeared from history, and it's hard not to wonder what happened to it.

The ark was housed in the tabernacle, and their history begins together. (What Was the Tabernacle? Check out this post!) A time comes when they are split apart, and it seems they never come back together again.


In the hands of Hollywood, the Ark of the Covenant seems like the stuff of science fiction. Part of what makes it so intriguing is that this golden chest seems to have simply disappeared from history, and its hard not to wonder what happened to it. The ark was housed in the tabernacle, and their history begins together. Find the Bible evidence of what happened to the ark of the covenant, and the tabernacle. Jump in the Way with Katrina D Hamel. Photo is public domain.