Judaica - Numbers 21 - Torah scroll, Yemen - 16th-17th century

Judaica - Numbers 21 - Torah scroll, Yemen - 16th-17th century
Bibles, Judaica, Religion - Quantity: 1 - Manuscript

Torah Scroll Bible

About 380 yrs old, Yemen - Numbers 21, Arad Destroyed

You are bidding on a section of an ancient manuscript, a handwritten Torah scroll in the original Hebrew language on deer parchment. This handwritten document is about 380 years old and made from deer skin. This scroll came from Yemen, it is prized for the beauty of its soft deer parchment and its beautiful writing. The parchment holds its ink well and the letters remain black and easy to read. The scroll has a beautiful reddish deep colour like scrolls that come from early Yemen origins. This deep colour is due to the process used in making the scroll, this process ages to a deeper red brown colour over the centuries. Torah scrolls like these are extremely rare and seldom seen in synagogues or available due to their age. The Torah Scroll is, considering its age, well preserved and in good condition and will stay beautiful with care for centuries to come.

A large piece.

This is a section of an ancient manuscript. This Torah Scroll is written in the authentic Hebrew language on deer skin parchment, this portion is one of a kind with style that was used in Yemen 400+ yrs ago, there are strange Hebrew letters and style.
Note that the various letters such as

'א' ג' ז' ח' נ' ן' פ' צ

See the pictures

Even though its history and considering its age is well preserved and authentic historical situation and remain well with treatment for centuries to come.

* heavy and thick vellum - WILD DEER VELLUM REDDISH DARK COLOUR

* It originates from a synagogue of Yemeni Jews

Lot details
Number of Books
Bibles, Judaica, Religion
Author/ Illustrator
Judaica - Numbers 21
Book Title
Torah scroll, Yemen - 16th-17th century
1st Edition
Original language
Binding/ Material
56×12.5 cm
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