Ark of the Covenant Causes Dagon's Sudden Fall

Dutch school, Ark of the Covenant Causes Dagon's Sudden Fall (detail), Biblia pauperum (Bible manuscript), 1395–1400. British Museum, London, England.

In this illustration of 1Sam 5:1-5, the statue of the Philistine god Dagon collapses before the ark of the covenant. Note that the ark is depicted here without cherubim. The simpler form may reflect the description of the ark found in Deut 10.

Ark of the Covenant Causes Dagon

1Sam 5:1-5

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Deut 10

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