Google, Israel Museum launch Dead Sea Scroll project

September 26, 2011 13:35

Google and the Israel Museum have launched a new digital project that will allow users to examine the Dead Sea Scrolls online.

"We are privileged to house in the Israel Museum's Shrine of the Book the best preserved and most complete Dead Sea Scrolls ever discovered," said James S. Snyder, Anne and Jerome Fisher Director of the Israel Museum.

"They are of paramount importance among the touchstones of monotheistic world heritage, and they represent unique highlights of our Museum's encyclopedic holdings. Now, through our partnership with Google, we are able to bring these treasures to the broadest possible public."

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