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MS1056 consists of four columns of text removed from a 300 year old Torah Scroll from Iraq. The text covers the end chapters of the Book of Genesis and the first four chapters of the Book of Exodus. Written on rich golden brown Gevil, the hide still…

MS1011 consists of four separate sheets of parchment joined together by sewing through the use of a sinew. Each panel is written in the hand of a different scribe, with some portions being newer than others. The oldest is about 200 years old, while…

This Torah fragment comes from an Iraqi scroll. It contains four columns of text written on a rich golden tan gevil. Its text details the design of the priestly
vestments to be worn when performing the service in the desert tabernacle.
This scroll…
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