Biblical Description of the Ark of the Covenant
The description of the Ark of the Covenant was revealed to
Moses while he was on Mount Sinai (Ex. 25:10-22). The Box
was to be made of Acacia wood, it was to be 2.5 cubits (3.9
feet) long and 1.5 cubits (2.3 feet) wide and tall. It was
overlaid completely with gold and it had a gold crown around
the top of the box. The were gold rings with long poles of
wood overlaid with gold for transporting the Ark.