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.
The PA told UNESCO that the Dead Sea Scrolls are part of THEIR heritage!
Shuka Dorfman, head of the Israel Antiquities Authority, has passed away at 64 after a serious illness.
Digging for the past sometimes is possible by simple looking at what already has been found.
Researchers have revealed three rare 2,000-year-old fabrics that were dyed with an extract and in prestigious colors mentioned in Jewish sources.
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