BBC RADIO 4: Sunday: Fake Dead Sea Scrolls

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Release date: 28/10/2018

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The Museum of the Bible said this week that five of its 16 famous Dead Sea Scrolls fragments are fake. Dr Roberta Mazza, Papyrologist at the University of Manchester, talks about her concerns on this increasing market for forgeries/illegal artifacts.

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TitleRadio 4
Media name/outletBBC Radio 4
Media typeRadio
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date28/10/18
DescriptionThe Museum of the Bible said this week that five of its 16 famous Dead Sea Scrolls fragments are fake. Dr Roberta Mazza, Papyrologist at the University of Manchester, talks about her concerns on this increasing market for forgeries/illegal artifacts.
URLhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m0000xml
PersonsRoberta Mazza