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A member of staff poses holding the tractate 'Horayot' from the... News PhotoGreater London,Holding,Human Sciences,London - England,Manuscript,Occupation,Organized Group,Portrait,Science and Technology,UK,VerticalPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA member of staff poses holding the tractate 'Horayot' from the Jerusalem Talmud, part of the Lewis-Gibson Genizah Collection of manuscripts, at the British Academy in London on February 6, 2013. Oxford and Cambridge university have launched a joint fundraiser to purchase the Lewis-Gibson Genizah Collection which comprises of more than 1,700 fragments of Hebrew and Arabic manuscripts, originating from the Cairo Genizah and dating from the 9th - 19th century. The script on this page is a palimpsest, a reused parchment, with the 9th - 10th century text of the Jerusalem Talmud written over an earlier Christian work possibly dating from around 600 CE. AFP PHOTO/ANDREW COWIE (Photo credit should read ANDREW COWIE/AFP/Getty Images)