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More than six decades since the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls — and thousands of years after they were written — Israel on Tuesday put 5,000 images of the ancient biblical artifacts online in a partnership with Google.
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Dead Sea Scrolls Are Now Online
The Israel Museum in Jerusalem in partnership with Google digitized the scrolls, which are considered the most significant archaeological find of the 20th century. The scrolls were digitized using a $250,000 camera and went online today.
THE TEMPLE SCROLL is the longest Dead Sea Scroll (over 28 feet, preserved almost to its entire length) and one of the most important. The Temple Scroll is sectarian, that is, it belongs to the Dead Sea sect, identified by most scholars with the Essenes. It was composed, most probably, in the second part of the second century B.C.E., approximately 200 years before the destruction of the Second Temple. For more, click on the link.
Qumran and the Dead Sea Scrolls
About Qumran and the Dead Sea Scrolls, including photos from the Dead Sea Scrolls exhibit created by the Israel Antiquities Authority from the collections of the Israel National Treasures and produced by Discovery Times Square and The Franklin Institute.