Unconserved Torah

Schechter described the Genizah as a ‘battlefield of books’. 120 years later almost all of Cambridge’s 200,000 Genizah fragments have been carefully conserved. This small copy of the Hebrew Pentateuch has been left in its original condition to show something of the task that confronted Schechter in Cairo.

Hebrew, parchment, Egypt (?), 10/11th century

T-S 6K3

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