StorageSiteUCL Special Collections
Reference Number MS MOCATTA/21
TitleTen commandments
DescriptionManuscript of Exodus 20:2-13 (the ten commandments); followed by a commentary. Commentator's name given on title page - 'Yohanan ben David, the younger'.
Extent1 volume containing 16 folios
AdminHistoryYuhanna Dawud, known as Yohanan ben David in Hebrew and John David in English; a traditional Jew from a religious background; collected Persian works of art and Islamic treasures from his boyhood; Professor of Oriental Art and Literature; oriental translator; Curator of the Department of Islamic Art, British Museum; died London, 1969.
CustodialHistoryFormerly held with other Jewish collections in the Mocatta Library of University College London.
AcquisitionTransferred from the Mocatta Library (subsequently the Jewish Studies Library) of University College London.
AccessConditionsThe papers are available subject to the usual conditions of access to Archives and Manuscripts material, after the completion of a Reader's Undertaking.
Related MaterialUniversity College London Special Collections also holds various other Hebrew Biblical manuscripts (Ref: MS MOCATTA 27, 48, 59) and other works by Yuhanna Dawud (Ref: MS MOCATTA 29, 57-59)
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