A scholarly scuffle. Two months after Moses Shapira offered his manuscript to the British Museum, this caricature appeared in the British journal Punch. Playing on Shapira’s first name, an accompanying poem read “Says Aaron to Moses, ‘A Manuscript of, say, / B.C. 800, is a thing that really ought to pay. / That Moabitish stone has filled the world with wild “supposes.” / How with our “find” it would be thrilled!’ / ‘Ah wouldn’t it!’ says Moses.”