26 Sep '11, 3pm

2,000-year-old Dead Sea Scrolls go online

2,000-year-old Dead Sea Scrolls go online

Two thousand years after they were written and decades after they were found in desert caves, some of the world-famous Dead Sea Scrolls went online for the first time on Monday in a project launched by Israel's national museum and web giant Google. -- PHOTO: AP JERUSALEM (AP) - Two thousand years after they were written and decades after they were found in desert caves, some of the world-famous Dead Sea Scrolls went online for the first time on Monday in a project launched by Israel's national museum and web giant Google. The appearance of five of the most important Dead Sea scrolls on the Internet is part of a broader attempt by the custodians of the celebrated manuscripts - who were once criticised for allowing them to be monopolised by small circles of scholars - to make them available to anyone with a computer. The scrolls include the biblical Book of Isaiah, the manus...

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Israel Museum, Google put Dead Sea scrolls online

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