'Rebecca and Eleazar at the Fountain', plaquette

'Rebecca and Eleazar at the Fountain', plaquette

'Rebecca and Eleazar at the Fountain'
Plaquette
Germany (Nuremberg)
About 1570-80
Bronze
Museum no. A.37-1927
Given by Dr W.L. Hildburgh FSA

Eleazar was a servant of the Old Testament patriarch Abraham. He was sent to find a wife for Abraham's son Isaac and eventually located Rebecca, drawing water from a well.