Fragment of Torah scroll

(Rivne Regional Museum of Culture and Traditions)
Fragment of the Torah ("The Law of Moses", "The Pentateuch of Moses") scroll.
Torah #3
Torah #2
Torah #1
The Torah scroll fragment contains two columns of text. Text of the Torah fragment belongs to the book of Torah  "Deuteronomy", to the portion "Ki Teitzei" ("When you go...").
Museum / institution
Rivne Regional Museum of Culture and Traditions
Inventory number in the institution
без номера
Author, place of production
History, source, type and date of acquisition
From the old funds of the museum.
Production period
Technique, comment
The Torah scroll is written from left to right on the parchment made of kosher animal skin with special black indelible ink using quill pen. In each column there are 42 lines of text and the distance between the columns is 9 Hebrew letters in the width. Every four pages are sewn together to form sections that are then stitched into a scroll. Parchment pages are sewn together with special threads made of the sinews of the feet of kosher animals.
Religious holiday / lifecycle
for religious use
Religious holiday / lifecycle, comment
The Torah scroll is used for a public Torah reading in the synagogue.
middle of XIX - end of XIX
Dimensions, cm
width: 40.00, length: 51.00
Preservation condition
Description of the preservation condition
Yellowed parchment, stained, has a hole, torn edge.
Restoration is recommended.
Current location
in storage