A catalogue of Cairo Genizah fragments at the Bodleian Libraries

MS. Heb. a. 4

Contents

Fragments of a Pentateuch scroll
Language(s): Hebrew
1. Fol. 1
Gen. 1,9 to 1,25 (ויעש)
2. Fol. 2
Gen. 32,6 (לאדני) to 36,12 (בן)
3. Fol. 3
Exod. 17,10 (הגבעה) to 20,26 (על)
4. Fol. 4
Lev. 10,1 to 11,44 (קדשים)
5. Fol. 5
Lev. 13,58 (וכבס) to 14,16 (לפני)
Lev. 16,28 to 18,24 (בכל)
Lev. 19,8 (הנפש) to 19,22 (עליו)
Lev. 26,14 (המצות) to 26,29 (ואכלתם)
6. Fol. 6
Num. 1,22 (למשפחתם) to 3,25
7. Fol. 7
Num. 7,43 (משקלה) to 7,62 (עשרה)
8. Fol. 8
Num. 21,34 (כאשר) to 24,4
9. Fol. 9
Num. 24,5 to 27,11 (לבני)
10. Fol. 10
Deut. 24,19 (תשוב) to 27,24 (בסתר)
11. Fol. 11
Deut. 27,24 (ואמר) to 28,69 (בארץ)
12. Fol. 12
Deut. 28,69 (הברית) to 31,14 (אל משה)
13. Fol. 13
Deut. 31,14 (באהל) to 32,46 (ויאמר)
14. Fol. 14
Deut. 32,49 (ישראל) to the end

Physical Description

Span. squ. char. on brown leather. With taggin (except fol. 9) which were added in a different ink and have frequently faded out.
Fol. 8 is in a different hand from the rest, and belonged to a smaller scroll.
All much injured.
Fol. 1: 14 x 11 in. Two columns, of which the first is blank.
Fol. 2: 18 1/2 x 25 3/4 in. Four columns (5 in. wide) on one skin. About 1 5/8 in. space between the columns. Lower margin 2 3/4 or 3 in.
Fol. 3: 22 x 19 1/2 in. Three columns, 5 3/4 in. wide. About 3/4 in. space. Lower margin 3 in.
Fol. 4: 16 3/4 x 19 3/4 in. Three columns, 5 in. wide. 1 1/2 to 2 in. space.
Fol. 5: 1. 18 x 6 1/2 in. One column, 4 1/2 in. wide.
Fol. 5: 2. 17 x 10 1/2 in. Parts of 2 columns, 5 3/8 in. wide. 1 3/8 in. space.
Fol. 5: 3. 7 3/4 x 5 1/2 in. Part of one column.
Fol. 5: 4. 11 1/4 x 5 in. Parts of two columns. 1 5/8 in. space. Upper margin 1 5/8 in.
Fol. 6: 24 x 17 1/4 in. Four columns, 5 in. wide. 1 1/8 space. Lower margin 2 3/4 in.
Fol. 7: 16 1/4 x 5 1/2 in. 1 col. 4 5/8 in. wide. Lower margin 3 1/4 in.
Fol. 8: 15 1/2 x 16 1/4 in. 3 coll. 4 1/2 in. wide, 40 lines. 7/8 in. space. Upper margin 1 5/8 in., lower 2 1/2 in.
Fol. 9: 24 x 18 1/4 in. 4 coll. 5 1/2 in. wide. 1 in. space. Upper margin 2 1/4 in.
Fol. 10: 19 3/4 x 19 1/2 in. 3 coll. 5 in. wide. 1 1/4 in. space. Lower margin 1 1/2 in.
Fol. 11: 19 1/4 x 20 in. 3 coll. 5 in. wide. 1 1/4 in. space. Upper margin 1 1/4 in. , lower 1 3/4 in.
Fol. 12: 19 1/2 x 19 1/4 in. 3 coll. 5 in. wide. 1 1/2 in space. Upper margin 1 1/2 in., lower 1 3/4 in.
Fol. 13: 17 1/2 x 16 in. 3 coll. (2nd & 3rd double). Space 1 1/8 in.
Fol. 14: 18 x 14 1/2 in. 1 col. 4 1/2 in. wide, rest blank. Lower margin 2 1/8 in.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

By exchange from C. D. Ginsburg. From the Genizah.

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on typewritten catalogue in the Bodleian Library, fol. 1.

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