[Torah scroll fragment]

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[Torah scroll fragment]

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Item No: foc0000209
Title: [Torah scroll fragment]
Media Type: Manuscripts
Source: Rare Book Department

18th C - Torah Scroll Vellum Manuscript Fragment

This scroll fragment features the book of Leviticus 4:33-9:12 handwritten in Hebrew  on what is believed to be deer parchment.  The scroll is approximately 350 years old and is said to originate from Spain. Until today, the Torah, which contains the five books of Moses, continues to be used in scroll format if it is used for liturgical purposes. 

Call Number: Traveling Treasures

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