Sunday, September 25, 2016

Digital analysis brings charred ancient scroll back to life - Yori Yalon

by Yori Yalon

A burned scroll from the first centuries C.E. is deciphered by Israeli and American researchers using unprecedented digital technology -- and is found to contain verses from the biblical book of Leviticus that are identical to later versions.

The fragments of the Leviticus scroll
Photo credit: Professor Brent Seales, University of Kentucky

Yori Yalon


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