MANUSCRIPT

  • Sam Ms 003




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    Bible
    Samaritan

    Scroll of Exodus


    Manuscript ID:
    Sam. Ms. 3

    Place:
    Jerusalem

    Date:
    1859

    Description:
    Ink on paper; 23.2 x 20 cm. Insert – 50 x 32 cm.

    Copyist:
    Kraus

    Subject:
    Samaritan, Bible

    English Text:

    Copy of an ancient Samaritan manuscript, probably from the 11th century CE. The Original manuscript bought by Matphasayya b. Matwayya from his [unnamed] brother in the year 1149 CE.

    A label mistakenly identifies the facsimile as the book of Leviticus, but it is in fact the book of Exodus.


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