Early copy of Ten Commandments on public display

One of the earliest known copies of the Ten Commandments is making a rare public appearance.

For 14 days over the next seven months, the Ten Commandments scroll called 4Q41 will be shown at the Israel Museum.

It is part of an exhibit called “A Brief History of Humankind”.

This copy of the commandments was written in soot on a strip of goatskin and was found among the Dead Sea Scrolls.

It is believed to be more than 2000 years old.

This scroll is normally stored in complete darkness in a secure vault, where temperature and humidity are controlled.

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