About the creation

Prato Haggadah (JTS 9478, f. 84b): Noah’s ark

Artist name: Unknown artist

Below, bodies lie among the ruins of a city underneath the Flood’s waters. Above, the raven and the dove are seen beside the ark, pictured as a chest composed of many separate cells for pairs of animals.

Source: Genesis 7 - 8

Technique: Book illustration

Location: Jewish Theological Seminary Library, New York

Date: 1300