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DNA research uncovers Dead Sea Scrolls mystery

New research determines where ancient manuscripts found in Qumran caves were written.

DNA research uncovers Dead Sea Scrolls mystery

Dead Sea Scrolls fragments at DC museum are fake, its officials say

'We're victims of misrepresentation and fraud,' Museum of the Bible CEO says.

Dead Sea Scrolls fragments at DC museum are fake

The real Indiana Jones and Israel's buried treasures

Jim Barfield is a firefighter and a criminal investigator, with a passion for the bible, and a fascination with the Dead Sea Scrolls.

The real Indiana Jones and Israel's buried treasures

New study delves into the origins of the Dead Sea Scrolls

Who wrote the 'Temple Scroll' found near the Dead Sea, and where did it come from originally?

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DC Bible museum finds 5 fragments in scroll collection are fake

Museum of the Bible in Washington to remove five items from Dead Sea Scroll collection after an analysis showed they were fake.

DC Bible museum finds 5 fragments in scroll collection are fake

Israeli scholars decipher Dead Sea Scroll

Haifa University scholars piece together 60 different fragments to decipher unread Dead Sea Scroll.

Israeli scholars decipher Dead Sea Scroll

Israel won't participate in Germany Dead Sea Scroll exhibit

Israel pulls out of Dead Sea Scrolls exhibit in Germany over after Germany refuses to promise the scrolls' return.

Israel won't participate in Germany Dead Sea Scroll exhibit

70 years: Dead Sea Scrolls still source of interest, debate

Discovery of ancient Jewish scrolls in Israel's Dead Sea region shed light on dynamics and debates of ancient Jewry.

70 years: Dead Sea Scrolls still source of interest, debateplayer

Epic quest to document 'miracle' of Hebrew language

Researchers track 50,000 ancient Hebrew words and phrases from Dead Sea Scrolls and ancient texts, begin writing definitions.

Epic quest to document 'miracle' of Hebrew language

Hebrew University archaeologists find 12th Dead Sea Scrolls cave

Archaeologist says find is, 'one of the most exciting archaeological discoveries in the last 60 years.'

Hebrew University archaeologists find 12th Dead Sea Scrolls cave

Will PA UNESCO bid claim Dead Sea scrolls?

According to reports Palestinians plan to push Israel to relinquish one of the country’s most precious national treasures

Palestinians considering UNESCO bid to claim Dead Sea scrollsplayer

National plan will save Dead Sea Scrolls

Israel Antiquities Authority launches a national plan for comprehensive archaeological excavations in the Judean Desert caves.

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Dead Sea Scroll research enters the digital era

New digital tools make Dead Sea Scrolls available in ways they never were before.

Dead Sea Scroll research enters the digital era

Take a Look: Israel's Declaration of Independence

Rare glimpse of declaration scroll given as it is photographed with special advanced technology to preserve original appearance.

What Does Israel's Declaration of Independence Look Like?

YU Seminar Reveals Secrets of the Dead Sea Scrolls

Seminar at YU Museum on June 8 will feature leading scholars on ancient scrolls found in Judea from Second Temple period.

YU Seminar Reveals Secrets of the Dead Sea Scrolls

IAA Updates Dead Sea Scroll Library

The Leon Levy Dead Sea Scroll Digital Library receives an upgrade, including new content and high-quality photos.

Israel Antiquities Authority Updates Dead Sea Scroll Library

Dead Sea Scrolls Online Library Launched

Israel Antiquities Authority and Google launch the Leon Levy Dead Sea Scrolls Digital Library website.

Dead Sea Scrolls Online Library Launchedplayer

Dead Sea Scrolls’ 10 Commandments’ in New York

The Ten Commandments parchment of the Dead Sea Scrolls is on display in New York's Times Square for 10 days for the first time ever.

Dead Sea Scrolls’ 10 Commandments’ Reaches New York

First Dead Sea Scrolls Online

Five of the most important Dead Sea scrolls are now available, thanks to a joint Google-Israel Museum project.

First Dead Sea Scrolls Onlineplayer

Dead Sea Scrolls Go Digital

Antiquities Authority and Google Israel cooperate on photographing and uploading 900 Dead Sea manuscripts.

Dead Sea Scrolls Go Public and Digitalplayer