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Sarah is ritually laid to rest in a sepulchral cavern. Wood engraving by Smith after J. Martin.

  • Martin, John, 1789-1854.
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Bible. O.T. Genesis 23.19. Sarah's is the first burial of Abraham's nascent people. Most of Genesis 23 is taken up with arrangements for her burial in a cave belonging to the sons of Heth

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1 print : wood engraving ; border 6.3 x 9.9 cm

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The burial of Sarah. Martin px. Gen 23, 19. Smith sc.

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Wellcome Library no. 15881i

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