Date, Materiality and Historical Significance of P.Köln Inv. 5941

Elisabetta Boaretto, Hillel I. Newman, Sophie Breternitz, Ivan Shevchuk, Ira Rabin

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The paper presents the results of the radiocarbon dating and ink analysis of a leather fragment bearing an important liturgical text in Hebrew from the early centuries of the common era. The work initiated by the scholarly interest in the text stresses the importance of the date and materiality of the manuscripts and closes with an appeal to the curators of manuscript collections.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)173-186
Number of pages14
JournalComparative Oriental Manuscript Studies Bulletin
Issue number2
StatePublished - Mar 2020

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Language and Linguistics
  • Literature and Literary Theory
  • Conservation
  • Linguistics and Language
  • Library and Information Sciences


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