Dead Sea Scrolls http://wvxu.org en Dead Sea Scrolls Exhibition http://wvxu.org/post/dead-sea-scrolls-exhibition <p>An important part of human history is now on display at the <strong>Cincinnati Museum Center</strong>. The exhibition <a href="http://www.cincymuseum.org/dead-sea-scrolls"><strong>Dead Sea Scrolls: Life and Faith in Ancient Times</strong></a> opened recently and will be in Cincinnati through mid-April.<a href="http://religion.sdsu.edu/faculty/levitt-kohn.htm"><strong> Dr.&nbsp;Risa Levitt Kohn</strong></a>, co-curator of this exhibition and professor of Hebrew Bible and Judaism at San Diego State University, recently sat down with Mark Perzel to discuss the importance of the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls, what visitors can expect to see when they visit, and the extreme care that is taken to preserve these artifacts.</p><p> Fri, 30 Nov 2012 05:31:25 +0000 Mark Perzel 6526 at http://wvxu.org Dead Sea Scrolls Exhibition Dead Sea Scrolls exhibit in Cincinnati http://wvxu.org/post/dead-sea-scrolls-exhibit-cincinnati <p>They're some of the most important historical documents ever discovered and now they're here in Cincinnati.</p><p>The Dead Sea Scrolls exhibit opens Friday, November 16th at the <a href="http://www.cincymuseum.org/dead-sea-scrolls" target="_blank">Museum Center</a>.</p><p>It features more than 600 objects ranging from pottery to the scrolls themselves.</p><p>Uzi Dahari is deputy director of archaeology with the Israel Antiquity Authority.</p><p>"All these phases in making a monotheistic nation, we can see in this exhibit step by step. That's the uniqueness of this exhibition," he says.</p> Thu, 15 Nov 2012 18:16:57 +0000 Tana Weingartner 6143 at http://wvxu.org Dead Sea Scrolls exhibit in Cincinnati