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Dead Sea Scrolls go digital (10 images)

The Israel Antiquities Authority and Google Israel announced the publishing of the Dead Sea Scrolls Digital Library online at a press conference Tuesday. The digital library will eventually hold tens of thousands of fragments of the Dead Sea Scrolls in high resolution photographed with a special camera based on NASA technology. UPI/Debbie Hill.
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Left, Director General of the Israel Antiquities Authority Shuka Dorfman and, right, Professor Yossi Matias, Managing Director of Google Israel, hold a replica of a segment from the Dead Sea Scrolls, of the 2,000 year old manuscript of the Ten Commandments from the book of Deuteronomy during a press conference at the Rockfeller Museum in Jerusalem, Israel, December 18, 2012.The Israel Antiquities Authority and Google Israel announced the publishing of the Dead Sea Scrolls Digital Library online at a press conference today. The digital library will eventually hold tens of thousands of fragments of the Dead Sea Scrolls in high resolution photographed with a special camera based on NASA technology. UPI/Debbie Hill.
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