Vilna Torah Scroll Purchased from Machon OT in Jerusalem 12/6/2004They authenticated this magnificent Scroll as having been written in Vilna, Lithuania between 1750 and 1770.
Vilna Torah Scroll with gartel and yad
This Torah Scroll has many Scribal oddities with large flourishing letters and unique tagin.
These photographs are just a few of the hundreds of the Scribal oddities found in this Scroll.
Here is an interesting bit of flourishing of Hebrew letters from a 250+- year old Torah Scroll form Vilna, Lithuania. The word is “round thing”. The round thing was the bread from Heaven which was given to the children of Israel to eat from Egypt to the Promise land.
Exodus 16:14 And when the dew that lay was gone up, behold, upon the face of the wilderness there lay a small “round thing”, as small as the hoar frost on the ground.