The Flight Into Egypt

The Flight Into Egypt

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The Flight into Egypt is a story recounted in the Gospel of Matthew. Soon after the visit by the Magi, an angel appeared to Joseph in a dream telling him to flee to Egypt with Mary and the infant Jesus since King Herod would seek the child to kill him.  Within the narrative tradition, iconic representation of the "Rest on the Flight into Egypt" developed after the 14th Century.

Wooden Icon Plaque  8 x 10