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Is it "שמן המור", or is it "אנפקינון"?

In Megilah 13a we bring down a פסוק which talks about what the woman did before going to אחשוורוש to try + become king: "For six months, they anointed themselves with "שמן המור" We then ...
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Amounts of oil in the menachos

Different menachos contain different amounts of oil. Standard nesachim had a lot of oil. For instance, the נסכים for a lamb were one עשרון of fine flour with three לוג of olive oil. For context, an ...
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