• Short Summary

    Various shots of scholars working on the scrolls at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, with Prime Minister Sharett and biblical scholar Budekrat looking at scrolls.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    American Newsreel item. Title reads: "Israel Restores 2,000-Year-Old Bible Scrolls"

    Jerusalem, Israel

    Various shots of scholars examining the parchment scrolls with magnifying glasses, and unravelling them. (5 shots). MS Hand pointing to the discovery place on a wall map. MS Israel's Prime Minister Moshe Sharett and biblical scholar Budekrat at Hebrew University looking at the scrolls found in a mountain cave near the Dead Sea. CU Scroll.

    Note: "Date received" on original paperwork reads: 02/06/1955. (Also known as "The Revelations of Lemach". The scrolls also contain the oldest known manuscript of the Book of Isaiah.) American commentary.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2684.05
    Media URN:
    79632
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:58:00 / 01:08:38:00
    Canister:
    UN 2742 B

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