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Panel 10 - The storming of Jericho (Jos 6:21)
Description:
Despite the panel's fragmentary state, one can still make out a group of soldiers in chainmail attacking another group over a pile of stylised rubble. This part of the Joshua story only describes the conquest of two cities - Jericho taken after the collapse of its walls and Ai taken by subterfuge. The rubble lower left marks this out as the storming of Jericho. The canonical scene of the walls tumbling in response to the Israelites' trumpets probably occupied the lost central panel in the row above this scene. The sparing of Rahab and her family, now in in panel 08, was probably immediately to the right of this panel.