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creator QS:P170,Q8020766
creator QS:P170,Q8020766
Top: The Stoning of Achan (Joshua 7:25)
English: These images from Walters manuscript W.106 depict scenes from the story of Joshua. Top: A man named Achan had stolen some things,which had been promised to God, from Jericho, and because of this the people of Israel fled before the men of Ai. Achan confessed his crime to Joshua; he had stolen silver and gold. The Israelites took Achan and his family, and stoned them. Bottom: Under the command of Joshua, the Israelites captured the city of Ai.
Date circa 1250
date QS:P571,+1250-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1480,Q5727902
(Middle Ages
era QS:P2348,Q12554
Medium ink and pigment on parchment
Dimensions Height: 13.2 cm (5.1 ″); Width: 9.5 cm (3.7 ″)
dimensions QS:P2048,13.2U174728;P2049,9.5U174728
institution QS:P195,Q210081
Accession number
place of creation Oxford, England, United Kingdom
Object history
  • Léon Gruel, Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown]
  • Henry Walters, Baltimore, June 6, 1903, by purchase [see The Diaries of George Lucas]
  • : bequeathed to Walters Art Museum by Henry Walters
Credit line Acquired by Henry Walters, 1903

[Translation] the inscription ABOVE the image has been partially cut off, but the remainder reads: and silver and bronze. They were stoned to death; [Transliteration] ...mens d[']or de arge[n]t [e] d[']areim. il furent lapidez.

[Translation] the inscription BELOW the image reads: The Hebrews took the city of Ai and killed the citizens and burned the city; [Transliteration] les ebreus p[ri]strent la cite de hay, e tuerent les citezeins e alumerent la vile.
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