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850 Year Old Sefer Torah? Update: high quality photos!

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Article here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-22697098

Italian Articles here if you read Italian (I don't): http://www.ilfattoquotidiano.it/2013/05/28/torah-ritrovato-negli-archivi-alma-mater-piu-antico-rotolo-esistente-del-pentateuco/608744/
(This article seems to be showing a different sefer than the one in the other two articles.)

http://www.dire.it/home/3181-rotolo-torah-piu-antico-del-mondo-bologna.dire

Update:I found much clearer photos here:http://www.corriere.it/cultura/foto/05-2013/torah/bibbia/bologna-ritrovata-torah-piu-antica-mondo_6049cf58-c7e1-11e2-803a-93f4eea1f9ad.shtml#10

I have also posted the photos of the ksav below. Click to enlarge:

Lamed going into the daled

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What does the olam think about the daled with the lamed possibly going into its cholol?