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Thousand Year Old Bible Discovered in Bukhara

September 13, 1926
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(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

A thousand year old manuscript of the Bible was discovered in a corner of an ancient wall in a synagogue in Bukhara.

The discovery was made by Professor Lurie. The wall was built around the manuscript and other valuable documents which were also found.

The Leningrad Academy of Science sent Professor Kokowcew, the famous Russian scholar of Hebrew and Oriental languages, to examine the finds.

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