Dead Sea ScrollsLife and Faith in Biblical TimesFranklin InstitutePhiladelphia, PA
Come join us for a once-in-a-lifetime exhibition at the Franklin Institute, featuring one of the largest collections of the priceless 2,000 year old Dead Sea Scrolls. This exhibition offers an unparalleled glimpse into the ancient past. View four never-before-seen Scrolls, the oldest copies of the Hebrew Bible and an actual three-ton stone from Jerusalem's Western Wall. Dead Sea Scrolls: Life and Faith in Biblical Times features the most comprehensive collection of ancient artifacts from Israel ever organized.
Exhibition highlights include more than 500 artifacts from the Biblical to Byzantine Period in Israel, including many objects from recent archaeological excavations in Jerusalem that have never been publicly exhibited. The artifacts and Scrolls combine to provide a captivating and intriguing look at one of the most influential periods in history, including the emergence of ancient Israel and the births of Judaism and Christianity in the Holy Land. Objects on display will include remains of religious articles, weapons of war, stone carvings, textiles and beautiful mosaics, along with everyday household items such as jewelry and ceramics.
The 20-scroll exhibit (10 scrolls displayed at a time, with four scrolls making their world debut) will include pieces from the biblical books of Genesis, Psalms, Exodus, Isaiah and others.
PACKAGE INCLUDES: Deluxe motorcoach transportation and ticket to Dead Sea Scrolls Exhibit