About the creation

Bird’s head haggadah (Ms 180/57, 15v.): Binding of Isaac

Artist name: Unknown artist

Abraham raises his sword and holds Isaac by the hair as he crouches on an altar. Both figures have bird’s faces. A winged angel holds the sword’s tip and points toward the left where a ram is caught in a tree.

Source: Genesis 22

Technique: Color illustration

Location: Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Date: 1300