dead sea scroll

Michael Maggen separating the pages in the Israel Museum laboratory
What's the connection between Ilan Ramon's diary, Dead Sea Scrolls?

The Israel Museum’s new exhibit connects the unlikely story of the biblical character Enoch and Israel’s first astronaut, Ilan Ramon.

A desert canyon leads in to the Dead Sea
Dead Sea

The Sea of Salt.

Israel hopes to beat treasure hunters with new excavations in Qumran caves

New discoveries could help solve the debate over who authored the Dead Sea Scrolls.

People pass the Museum of the Bible opening in Washington, DC
DC Bible Museum pulls fake Dead Sea scrolls

The Israel Antiquities Authority told the 'Post' that many forgeries are circulating on the foreign market.

A restorer works on a fragment of the Dead Sea Scrolls in a laboratory at the Israel Museum in Jerus
A reflection on the significance of the Dead Sea Scrolls

We have arrived at a point when we truly have a right to celebrate seventy years of the Dead Sea Scrolls.

Conserving the Dead Sea Scrolls at the Israel Antiquities Authority laboratories in Jerusalem
Fragment from ‘unknown’ Dead Sea Scroll revealed with space-age imaging

Twenty-eight types of light exposures were used to show different elements in the scrolls.

The Dead Sea Scrolls exhibition has attracted millions of visitors over the past half century
A biblical story retold

The relic, which is currently on display, is part of the Genesis Apocryphon, which contains a description, in Aramaic, of the lives of Noah, Abraham, Enoch and Lamech.

Conserving the Dead Sea Scrolls at the Israel Antiquities Authority laboratories in Jerusalem
Dead Sea Scrolls go to Denver

In addition, 620 artifacts dating from the biblical period to the end of the Bar-Kokhba Revolt will be on display, including a three-ton stone from the Western Wall.

Dead Sea Scrolls expert to receive Israel Prize in Jewish studies

“I am pleased and moved by the decision to award me the prize, which represents the state’s recognition of scientific and research achievements,” Prof. Elisha Qimron said of the honor.

The reconstructed scroll in infrared
University of Haifa researchers decipher mysterious Dead Sea Scroll

“An important peculiarity of the present discovery is the fact that the [Qumran] sect followed a 364-day calendar."

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