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Image © Hildesheim, St Godehard
Context: Canticum Abacuc
Iconography: An angel picks up Habakkuk who is carrying a pitcher and a pot (drink and food), by the hair. The angel brings Habakkuk to Daniel in the den of lions, and Habakkuk gives him the food.This story comes from Daniel 14:32-6 (now in the Apocrypha as Bel and the Dragon, 33-38).
Thread stitch: yes, with red thread attached
Historical Relevance:
Quire: 21

Image © Hildesheim, St Godehard


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