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Scientists Virtually Unroll Scroll Turned to Charcoal in Fire

An ancient Jewish scroll reduced to charcoal in a fire 1,500 years ago along the shores of the Dead Sea has finally been read with the help of dedicated researchers and some impressive new technology, National Geographic reports. According to the AP, the so-called Ein Gedi scroll sat in...
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The 1,500 year old En-Gedi scroll has been revealed to contain verses from Leviticus.

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The scroll carries the writing of the Hebrew Bible's Book of Leviticus. Researchers were able to successfully unravel the 1700-year-old dead sea scroll using a digital analysis called "virtual unwrapping."

1,700-Year-Old Dead Sea Scroll 'Virtually Unwrapped,' Revealing Text

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The En-Gedi scroll, a text that includes part of the Book of Leviticus in the Hebrew Bible that was ravaged by fire about 1,400 years ago, is now readable, thanks to a complex digital analysis called "virtual unwrapping."

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For over forty years, archaeologists have longed to peek inside a badly damaged ancient scroll found on the western shore of the Dead Sea. Now an international team of scientists has managed to do so by virtually unrolling the scrol...

Jubilation as scientists use 'virtual unwrapping' to read burnt ancient scroll

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Turned to charcoal in a blaze nearly 1,500 years ago, using groundbreaking digital reconstruction the scroll has finally been read and identified as biblical An ancient scroll that was crushed and burned in a blaze that engulfed an ...

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