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Bird from BL Harley 5709, f. 59

Bird from BL Harley 5709, f. 59

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Drawing of a two-headed bird with spread wings framing the marginal text, at ~parashat wa-yehi~ (Gen. 47:28-50:26). Image taken from f. 59 of Pentateuch with Targum Onkelos and Rashi’s commentary (ff. 1-240v), ~Haftarot~ with Rashi’s commentary (ff. 241-295v), Five Scrolls (~Hamesh megillot~) with Rashi’s commentary (ff. 295v-321), and a portion of the Targum on the Song of Songs (ff. 321v-323v). Written in Hebrew, Aramaic.

Hebrew manuscripts in the British museum

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