Dead Sea Scrolls exhibit to stay open until January
The scrolls were added to replace six scroll fragments — among them are the Ten Commandments, the books of Genesis and Isaiah, and a Jewish book called Jubilees — which were removed after a planned three month display.Posted — Updated
Bedouin shepherds found fragments of the scrolls in a cave in 1947, and archaeologists discovered hundreds more in 11 caves over the next eight years.
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