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Tag: Archeology

The Dead Sea Scrolls – Conservation

1 year ago

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  Since the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls, scholars and conservators have been concerned with their conservation, preservation and documentation. For over 2,000 years, the Scrolls were preserved in a relatively stable environment: the caves of the Judean Desert. Removing the fragile Scrolls from their caves not only interrupted their environmental stability, but also…

Bible-Era Mystery Vessel Found — Code Stumps Experts

2 years ago

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In a discovery worthy of a Dan Brown novel, archaeologists in Jerusalem say they’ve found an ancient ritual cup with an intentionally cryptic message. Source: Bible-Era Mystery Vessel Found — Code Stumps Experts Bible-Era Mystery Vessel Found — Code Stumps Experts Andrew Curry for National Geographic News | September 9, 2009 It didn’t look like…

Tomb of the Unknown Priests | National Catholic Reporter

2 years ago

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Source: Tomb of the Unknown Priests | National Catholic Reporter Tomb of the Unknown Priests Nicole Sotelo  |  Nov. 11, 2011> Today marks the 90th anniversary of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Having been killed during World War I in France, his unidentified body was interred at Arlington Cemetery outside of Washington, D.C., to…