As a child, Christ was taken into Egypt by Joseph and Mary as a fulfillment of prophesy and to escape a massacre of children by the conquering rulers of their nation. The rulers were trying to eliminate the child born to be kind as announced by the spectacular star of Bethlehem. After a desert scorched journey, the verdant valley of the Nile River lies in appealing invitation before them.


The palm tree trunk is outlined in petrified palm wood and the foliage is of black and green jade. There is a dust storm in the sky made from agate dust, and the pyramid and guard house are white marble.