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Pentateuch manuscript, 1300 - 1400

 Item — item: 22
Identifier: RH 22
Contains the Pentateuch.
Scope Text is missing up to Gen. 4:14. Second leaf begins with Gen. 6:17. Text ends incompletely at Deut. 30:18.

Dates

  • 1300 - 1400

Language

Common Hebraeo-Samaritan text.

Condition

Somewhat yellow with age. The corners of the leaves are destroyed in places, and the loose leaves at the beginning and end are somewhat cracked and broken. Ink somewhat brown. First leaf is broken.

Extent

1 manuscripts (Codex of 219 leaves in clamshell box.)

Material

Manuscript of fine vellum.

Layout There is only one column on the page except in some poetical portions, which are bi-columnar. 33 lines to the page.

Extent

Leaves are 12 x 15.5 inches.

Century of creation

Originally thought to be 11th century by Robert W. Rogers. Later scholars think it is from the 14th century.

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