TITLE

Saving the scrolls

AUTHOR(S)
Garrison, Ann; Littman, Dan
PUB. DATE
July 1992
SOURCE
Macworld;Jul1992, Vol. 9 Issue 7, p125
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the efforts of Dr. Bruce Zuckerman and a team of scholars from the Ancient Biblical Manuscript Center in Claremont, California, to record the material included in the Dead Sea Scrolls before they deteriorate. How they are using the Quadra Apple has given them.
ACCESSION #
9212141614

 

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