Livre des merveilles du monde
France, probably Angers
281 x 220 mm
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837–1913) in 1911
MS M.461, fols. 22v–23r
This second image of Egypt reinforces the presentation of the region as monstrous and idolatrous. Mixing time periods freely, it shows a scene of the Israelites worshiping the Golden Calf beside St. Anthony meeting a satyr and centaur.