Police investigate illegal sale of ancient scroll

By JPOST.COM STAFF
November 1, 2005 15:45

Jerusalem police were investigating suspicions that an academic man and his aide were involved in the illegal sale of an ancient scroll worth around $1 million. According to the allegations, the two purchased the scroll from Bedouins for $3,000. They were accused of illegal dealing in antiquities, failure to report the find to the proper authorities, and illegal excavations.


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