This photograph depicts what is believed to be one of the oldest books in existence, dating from between the 12th and 14th centuries. It is known as The Abisha Scroll and is an early manuscript of the Samaritan Pentateuch (a version of the first five books of the Old Testament). The scroll was viewed by the Prince of Wales during his #royaltour1862 - The photograph can be seen at our exhibition 'Cairo to Constantinople' at +The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace 
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