Digital Dead Sea Scrolls

Israel's Antiquities Authority and Google announced Tuesday they are joining forces to make the Dead Sea Scrolls available online.

Lena Libman, a worker of the Dead Sea Scrolls conservation laboratory at the IAA,  Israel Antiquities Authority, holds a frame with small fragments of the Dead Sea Scrolls in a laboratory in Jerusalem, Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010. Israel's Antiquities Authority and Google announced Tuesday they are joining forces to bring the Dead Sea Scrolls online, allowing both scholars and the general public widespread access to the ancient manuscripts for the first time. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

Lena Libman, a worker of the Dead Sea Scrolls conservation laboratory at the IAA, Israel Antiquities Authority, holds a frame with small fragments of the Dead Sea Scrolls in a laboratory in Jerusalem, Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010. Israel's Antiquities Authority and Google announced Tuesday they are joining forces to bring the Dead Sea Scrolls online, allowing both scholars and the general public widespread access to the ancient manuscripts for the first time. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

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