Dead Sea Scrolls manuscript pieced together and deciphered

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(Worthy News) - Israeli scholars have pieced together and deciphered one of two previously unread manuscripts of the Dead Sea Scrolls more than half a century after their discovery, an Israeli university has said.

The more than 60 tiny fragments of parchment bearing encrypted Hebrew writing had previously been thought to come from a variety of different scrolls, a Haifa University spokesman said.

But Eshbal Ratson and Jonathan Ben-Dov of the university's Bible studies department found the pieces all fit together after they started examining them just under a year ago, Ilan Yavelberg said. [ Source: UK Telegraph (Read More...) ]

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1 thought on “Dead Sea Scrolls manuscript pieced together and deciphered”

  1. It's taken them more than half a century to decipher it?

    So, what does it say? I mean besides the group used a 364 day calendar year?

    Because that's a lot of man-hours put into it. It's nice to know, but
    what does it say? New books or old books of the Bible? Their lunch menu, or what?

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