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RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
→ Exodus → The Giving of the Law on Sinai
→ The Israelites encamp beneath the Sinai (Exod. 19:2)
→ Moses commands the Israelites to wash their garments
→ Moses leaves the camp
→ God descends on Sinai with thunder (Exod. 19:16-19)
→ Gods speaks to Moses from the cloud (cf. Exod. 20:21)
→ God gives Moses the tablets of the Law (Exod. 31:18; cf. Exod. 24:12)
→ God gives the Law to the Israelites - images differing from the Biblical text
→ Moses bearing the tables of the Law
→ Moses showing the tables of the Law to the people
→ The tables of the Law alone