The Dead Sea Scrolls 1965

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    Various shots of the opening ceremony of an exhibition at British Museum in London where the English public will be able to see for the first time the Dead Sea Scrolls. The exhibition also includes maps and photographs to explain the significance of the scrolls. Various shots of people studying photographs showing the finding of the scrolls. Examples of pottery found at the same location and of a similar periods. Photographs showing how the scrolls are preserved and studied and also looking at the scrolls themselves. MS . Zoom to close up shots of Dead Sea Scrolls in their display case.


    Date found in the old record - 01/12/1965.

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    British Pathé
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    01:53:51:00 / 01:55:39:00
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  • Thanks for this very interesting post. The Dead Sea Scrolls became one of the most significant archaeological discoveries of the twentieth century because of the relevance of these texts to biblical studies. These scrolls should be properly preserved like it's biggest collection housed in the Israel museum.

    anne jones 20th Jun 2014

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