In order to protect the scroll, which is indescribably fragile, it has been encased in a special "smart glass" viewing box that minimizes exposure to light.
Thousands of pocket bibles were made in the 13th century.. The origin of the parchment — often called ‘uterine vellum’ — has been a source of longstanding controversy. Until now...
Fragile pages of possibly the world's oldest Qur'an could pre-date the birth of Islam's founder, prophet Mohammed.
Rabbi Yitzchak Dovid Grossman examined the piece of Torah parchment, cut from a Torah scroll in an Eastern European synagogue, and used by a Luftwaffe officer to wrap his ID card during World War II.
Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/news/breaking-news/rare-dead-sea-scroll-on-display-in-jerusalem/2018/03/21/
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