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Wisdom:Creator's scroll to David
Wisdom:Creator's scroll to David
The words that accompany the figure of Jacob are taken from Jacob's cry to the Lord from his death bed: Salutare tuu[m] expect[abo] (I will look for your salvation). Christian commentators understood this as a reference to the coming of Christ.

German, Hildesheim, about 1170s
Tempera colors, gold leaf, silver leaf, and ink on parchment
11 1/8 x 7 7/16 in.
MS. 64, FOL. 11