Largest exhibition of Dead Sea Scrolls outside of Israel comes to LA
A new exhibit of the Dead Sea Scrolls, the world's oldest known biblical manuscripts, opens at the California Science Center in Los Angeles today.
The Dead Sea Scrolls were written 2,000 years ago, rolled up in clay jars and hidden in caves. The discovery of the scrolls, the world's oldest known biblical manuscripts, is considered one of the most significant archaeological finds of the 20th Century. And they're now on display right here in Los Angeles.
"Dead Sea Scrolls: The Exhibition" is the largest display of the Dead Sea Scrolls outside of Israel. The exhibition also features more than 600 artifacts, including ancient pottery, jewelry, weapons and a three-ton stone from Jerusalem's Western Wall.
David Bibas, Curator of Technology Programs at the California Science Center, joined Take Two for a preview of "Dead Sea Scrolls: The Exhibition." To hear the full interview, click the link above.