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Cherubim gender differences

While I have found two different versions of Cherubim's gender: they were both males (the Torah says איש אל אחיו, implying two of them were male), also other commentators in place they were male and ...
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Did Cherubim have actual faces?

What are the opinions on how the faces of the Cherubim actually look like: Were they truly human, and if yes whose face (Abraham, Yaakov or else), or did they only resemble human faces, or did they ...
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Why were there two Cherubim on the Ark

Why were there two Cherubim on the ark? And what was their role?
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Are Cherubim on top of the ark exception or contradiction?

Jews are forbidden to create any graven images of anything in the heavens yet Hashem commanded the ark be adorned with cherubim. Is this an exception or a contradiction?