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Dead Sea Scrolls Online

By Gerard @presurfer
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Two thousand years after they were written and decades after they were found in desert caves, some of the world-famous Dead Sea Scrolls went online for the first time in a project launched by Israel's national museum and web giant Google. Images of several Dead Sea Scrolls are now available allowing users to examine and explore these ancient manuscripts at a level of detail never before possible.
The high resolution photographs, taken by Ardon Bar-Hama, are up to 1,200 megapixels, almost 200 times more than the average consumer camera, so viewers can see even the most minute details in the parchment.The Presurfer

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