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A silver Judean scroll with bronze case

Lot 0201
A silver Judean scroll with bronze case, c. 8th – 9th Century AD, the rolled silver scroll with still pliable metal containing Pseudo-Hebrew or Pseudo-Aramaic text, the case heavily patinated. A nice example of these scrolls, many of which have been read and found to contain ‘spells’ and other various cryptic messages. Case measure 4.3 cm in length, the scroll 3 cm tall and rolls out much wider. Ex Los Angeles private collection.


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A silver Judean scroll with bronze case

Estimate $400 - $500Oct 22, 2017