Israeli and German researchers to construct digital network to complete “Puzzle” of the Dead Sea Scrolls

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Tuesday, February 23, 2016, the IAA, together with the Göttingen Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Haifa University and Tel Aviv University, circulated English and Hebrew press releases announcing that “Computer scientists and Dead Sea Scrolls scholars are building a digital work environment for one of the most important discoveries of the 20th century. This will enable the virtual joining of the “puzzle pieces” of thousands of ancient scrolls fragments found in Judean Desert caves, through the collaborative German-Israeli research of the Göttingen Academy of Sciences and Humanities (Germany), the Israel Antiquities Authority, Haifa University and Tel Aviv University.”
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