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Bible Museum Says Five of its Dead Sea Scrolls Are Fake

posted on October 23, 2018

CNN’s Daniel Burke reports, “The Museum of the Bible in Washington, DC says five of its most valuable artifacts — once thought to be part of the historic Dead Sea Scrolls — are fake and will not be displayed anymore.” Scholars had previously warned the Green family, the evangelical owners of the museum, about the possibility of the scrolls’ inauthenticity. Burke adds, “Monday’s revelations are not the first time the Greens have courted controversy with their artifacts collection. In 2017, the Green family’s company, Hobby Lobby, agreed to pay $3 million and return artifacts smuggled out of Iraq as part of a settlement with the Justice Department.”

Read at CNN