Update: The Dead Sea Scrolls 2.0

MUR 17, the earliest manuscript identified among the Dead Sea Scrolls, First Temple Period, 960-586 BCE (Israel Antiquities Authority, Leon Levy Dead Sea Scrolls Digital Library; photo: Shai Halevi)In 2011, we reported that The Israeli Museum launched The Digital Dead Sea Scrolls, an online resource for beautiful images and scholarly translations of the scrolls. Now, the Israel Antiquities Authority just debuted an upgraded version of its Leon Levy Dead Sea Scrolls Digital Library. It includes 10,000 new multispectral images as well as improved metadata, additional manuscript descriptions, content pages translated into Russian and German in addition to the current languages and a faster search engine.

via Artdaily

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