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Scenes from the life of Joseph from BL Or 2884, f. 6v

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Scenes from the life of Joseph from BL Or 2884, f. 6v

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Full-page miniature, upper register: Joseph meeting an angel (see Genesis Rabbah 84:14 on Gen. 37:15), and the council of his brothers (Gen. 37:18), lower register: Joseph's brothers casting him into a pit, the second council of the brothers (Gen. 37:25-27). Image taken from f. 6v of Haggadah for Passover (the 'Sister Haggadah'). Written in Hebrew.

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1200 - 1400
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British Library
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