Thursday, August 28, 2008

In the News. . .

"Israel to Display the Dead Sea Scrolls on the Internet" by Ethan Bonner
From The New York Times, August 26, 2008

JERUSALEM — In a crowded laboratory painted in gray and cooled like a cave, half a dozen specialists embarked this week on a historic undertaking: digitally photographing every one of the thousands of fragments of the Dead Sea Scrolls with the aim of making the entire file — among the most sought-after and examined documents on earth — available to all on the Internet. Read More. .

See Also:
"Dead Sea Scrolls go from parchment to the Internet" from CNN
"Dead Sea Scrolls to be displayed on Internet" from The Associated Press

Contributed by Stephanie Bayless, Manuscripts Department.


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