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Dead Sea Scrolls Hit the Internet

With the Dead Sea Scrolls about to appear online for the whole world to see, what would the religious recluses behind them make of this news?

The Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) has announced in a statement to journalists that the entire collection — comprised of 30,000 fragments from 900 manuscripts — will be digitized and freely available online, with the help Google’s research and development center in Haifa. This is the first time that the collection will be photographed in its entirety since the 1950s. Each image will be equal in quality to the actual scrolls themselves.

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Dead Sea Scrolls Hit the Internet

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