Balaam's Prophecy of 'Star of Jacob'.
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Title:Balaam's Prophecy of "Star of Jacob"
Notes:Balaam's Prophecy of "Star of Jacob" foretelling Jesus' birth.
Building:Cathédrale d'Amiens
Object/Function:Relief sculpture

Scripture:Numbers 24:15-25
Person as Subject:Balaam (Biblical figure)
Lectionary links:CAdvt01
General Subject:Star
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Amiens -- Medieval, 500-1500
ICONCLASS Number:71E3317
Index of Christian Art Number:20 A51 CND 14W,002 J2

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Attribution:Balaam's Prophecy of "Star of Jacob", from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. [retrieved October 27, 2016].
Record Number:29208 Last Updated: 2012-11-27 13:36:46 Record Created: 2003-04-26 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition