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Storing up Manna

Storing up Manna, 1497–99
Workshop of Friedrich Brunner (German)
Pot-metal glass, vitreous paint, and silver stain: 19 3/4 x 20 7/8 in. (50.2 x 53 cm)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Purchase, The Cloisters Collection and Gift of The Hearst Foundation, by exchange, 2010 (2010.22.2)
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The heaven-sent manna is stored. According to the passage in Exodus, this substance had to be gathered every morning, as it melted in the heat of the sun.

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