The #GenizaScribes have been collecting artwork of birds from the Cairo Geniza. Here is a Twitter thread of some of our favorite fragments. From the Story of the Dove in Kali lah wa-dimma, about a raven carrying a rat over a lake. T-S Ar. 40–9, Genizah Research Unit, Cambridge University Library Is that a bird clutching a mouse in the upper left corner? ENA 3306.2, Library of the Jewish Theological Seminary Two birds in the same prayer book. ENA 2321.3 & 2321.6, Library of the Jewish Theological Seminary A 439–1, The University of Manchester Library
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Exported from Medium on April 14, 2020.