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A member of staff poses with a 12th - 14th century text in which a... News PhotoAdult,Greater London,Horizontal,Human Sciences,Husband,Judaism,London - England,Manuscript,Men,Occupation,Organized Group,Pleading,Portrait,Science and Technology,UK,WomenPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA member of staff poses with a 12th - 14th century text in which a Jewish woman pleads with her husband to return home, 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. AFP PHOTO/ANDREW COWIE (Photo credit should read ANDREW COWIE/AFP/Getty Images)