2,000 years later, Dead Sea Scrolls are given new home on Google

Israel’s national museum and web giant join forces






Some of the world-famous Dead Sea Scrolls have gone online for the first time in a project launched by Israel's national museum and the web giant Google, two thousand years after they were written and decades after they were found in remote desert caves. Surfers can search high-resolution images of the scrolls for specific passages, zoom in and out, and translate verses into English.

Photography work on the project began earlier this month in conjunction with a former NA...


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