Parting of the Red Sea

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The Tripartite Mahzor (Kaufmann ms. 384, f. 197r): The Parting of the Red Sea

Above, left: Moses raises his staff towards the Red Sea.  Behind him Aaron the priest leads the men of Israel, who wear the Jews’ hat and Miriam, playing a tambourine, leads the Israelite women, who have the faces of animals.

Below, left: Pharaoh leads his army.  In the middle, the soldiers are drowning.


Source: Exodus 15  |  Portion: Beshalakh
Color illumination
Library of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest
Date : c. 1322
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