Dead Sea Scrolls Come to Life on the Web (Video)

Dead Sea Scrolls Come to Life on the Web (Video)

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dead sea scrollsDiscovered in 1947, the Dead Sea Scrolls have been available for viewing only in a museum in Israel…until now.

Thanks to some expert digital photography and a project set up by Google, high-resolution photos of five of the seven original Dead Sea Scrolls can now be seen online.

The Digital Dead Sea Scrolls Web site offers a peek into the distant past, allowing people to view and examine the scrolls in fine detail, with accompanying text describing the scroll, its history, and its meaning.

WATCH the video below, or READ the story on CNET.com

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