New technology probes secrets of Europe's oldest manuscript

Jun 03, 2006

(AP) -- The burnt remains of a 2,400-year-old scroll buried with an ancient Greek nobleman may help unlock the secrets of early monotheistic religion _ using new digital technology.



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