How the Dead Sea Scrolls survived a war in the 1960s

Excerpt from the January 20, 1968 issue of Science News

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TEXT MESSAGES  Fast action saved the famous Dead Sea Scrolls, found in 11 West Bank caves such as these, from war damage 50 years ago. In 2017, researchers found an additional cave that may have once held ancient text-covered scrolls.


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