This undated photo provided by Sotheby’s in New York shows a page 

This undated photo provided by Sotheby’s in New York shows a page from the Mishneh Torah which has been jointly purchased by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and The Israel Museum in Jerusalem. The 15th century illuminated Hebrew manuscript from the Michael and Judy Steinhardt Judaica Collection, is the second of a two-volume illuminated manuscript. The first is housed in the Vatican. (AP Photo/Sotheby's, Ardon Bar- Hama)
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This undated photo provided by Sotheby’s in New York shows a page from the Mishneh Torah which has been jointly purchased by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and The Israel Museum in Jerusalem. The 15th century illuminated Hebrew manuscript from the Michael and Judy Steinhardt Judaica Collection, is the second of a two-volume illuminated manuscript. The first is housed in the Vatican. (AP Photo/Sotheby's, Ardon Bar- Hama)
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