Faked bit of Dead Sea Scroll: Not Numbers 8:3-5 Museum of the Bible

Dead Sea Scroll Fakes Abound, and Scholars Admit They Share the Blame

By authenticating artifacts of unknown origin, researchers have unintentionally abetted their dissemination around the world, including to the Bible Museum in Washington

Five of its Dead Sea Scroll fragments are fake, the Museum of the Bible in Washington was forced to admit last week. The embarrassed institution may be in good company: Out of at least 70 fragments ostensibly...

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