Women in the Book of Judges II

Massimiliano Soldani-Benzi   -  
The Sacrifice of Jephthah`s Daughter

Jephthah raises his sword (lost) above his daughter, who sits upon the altar with her head bent back. Above her stands a sorrowful-looking hooded woman who holds her in her arms. Behind appear sword, mail and helmet hanging on a barren tree.


Source: Judges 11
Cast bronze statue   |  46 x 43.8 x 27.6
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Date : 1722
Creation
Garden of Eden
Cain and Abel
The Flood
The Tower of Babel
Abraham`s trials
The Patriarchal Family
The Sacrifice of Isaac
Birthright and Blessing
Jacob`s dream
Jacob`s struggles
Judah and Tamar
Joseph
The Life of Moses
The Life of Miriam
The Burning Bush
Parting of the Red Sea
Matan Torah
The Golden Calf
The Desert Wanderings
Women in the Book of Judges I
Women in the Book of Judges II
David
Elijah
Ezekiel
Jonah
The Story of Job
Song of Songs
Ruth
Esther
Alphabet
Cherubim
The Temple and the Ark