CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Dead Sea Scrolls exhibit at Charlotte’s Discovery Place will feature two scrolls never seen outside of Israel.
The Dead Sea Scrolls are considered one of the greatest archeological discoveries of the 20th century. They include the earliest written texts of the Bible and are nearly 2,300 years old.
Charlotte’s exhibit will include 10 original scrolls and three replicas. It will be at Discovery Place Feb. 17-May 29, 2006.
The scrolls coming to Charlotte that have never left Israel are transcripts of Numbers and Isaiah. Here is the full list of scrolls that will appear in Charlotte.
Tickets to the exhibition, which runs Feb. 17 through May 29, 2006, are on sale now. Those interested are encouraged to buy tickets for timed entry in advance by calling 704.372..6261, ext. 300 or 877.TIX.4DSS. Tickets are also available at http://www.discoverscrolls.org and through Ticketmaster at http://www.ticketmaster.com or 704.522.6500.
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