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700-Year Old Torah Seized in Southern Turkey

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Smugglers are caught trying to sell ancient manuscript for 7.5 million Turkish Lira.

Turkish security forces seized an ancient Torah manuscript Sunday in the southern Mugla province.

Altın Yazmalı Tevrat Ele Geçirildi ile ilgili görsel sonucu

Written on gazelle leather, the Torah is thought to date back at least 700 years.

Altın Yazmalı Tevrat Ele Geçirildi ile ilgili görsel sonucu

Security forces launched an operation after receiving intelligence that an ancient Torah was being sold for 7.5 million Turkish Lira.

The suspects were later captured in the Seydikemer district while bargaining about the ancient manuscript.

The police handed the manuscript over to the Fethiye Museum for a detailed examination.

Altın Yazmalı Tevrat Ele Geçirildi ile ilgili görsel sonucu

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