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Ashburnham Pentateuch, 6th or 7th Century

Detail of an overseer from Folio 56r - The Hebrews forced to build an Egyptian city

Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des Manuscrits, NAL 2334, folio 56r. Also known as the Tours Pentateuch. A Latin illuminated manuscript of the Pentateuch (the first five books of the Old Testament). This manuscript is probably from the late 6th or early 7th centuries (with later additions), but a 5th century date has also been claimed. It was probably made in Roman North Africa, Spain, Syria or provincial Italy.

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