Images of the Divine Child

[aras-image:3Ta.023,b,9,,,Figure 6 Pharaoh wearing Persian Dress.]

In the Judaic tradition Moses is the divine child who is hidden in the bulrushes to escape the threat of death. Thus he is miraculously born from water when he is discovered by the daughter of the Pharaoh and her maids and will be raised as a prince of the royal household (Figure 6).