1176 days ago,
The description of Nebuchadnezzar's dream includes a "great image, whose brightness [was] excellent... and the form thereof [was] terrible." A general description of the personified image is given from head to toe: whose head was made of fine gold, a chest and arms of silver, a belly of brass, legs of iron, and feet made partly of iron and partly of clay. The vision is then continued by relating the Vision of stone, its characterization: "not cut by hands", and its action that causes a dispersion of the statue's metals, smashing them into stubble. The stone grows to fill the whole Earth. Thus concludes the presentation of the dream followed by its interpretation, by the formula: "this is the dream"