Esther Scroll and Case / Right: "He had them written in the name of king Ahasuerus and sealed with the king's signet. Letters were dispatched by mounted couriers..." (Esther 8:10); Left: Inscribed on a vegetal background, the names of Haman's ten sons, who are depicted lengthwise hanging in the center of the column. The hangman stands at the top of a tall ladder, which is supported by a second figure. At the foot of the gallows stands a Jew in contemporary dress. Below: "For Mordecai was now powerful in the royal palace..." (Esther 9:4), depicting a palace. / creation date: 17th - 18th century

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parchment, pens, ink, silver, handwriting, illumination, repoussé, engraving (incising), casting, copper engraving (printing process)
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758.15C;17;43EF 13-14;*.digitalonly
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2012-11-25 08:59:06

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History of Art Department, Visual Resource Collections. Image 1322071. University of Michigan Library Digital Collections. URL: October 02, 2022.