David Hockney prints exhibition opens spanning 60 years of artist’s work

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Israel brings Dead Sea scrolls to life with upgrade of digital archive

The Dead Sea scroll texts are written in Hebrew, Aramaic, Greek and Nabataean. Photograph: Sebastian Scheiner/AP

This article was written by Ian Black in Jerusalem, for The Guardian on Tuesday 4th February 2014 19.54 UTC

In an extraordinary marriage between high-tech wizardry and ancient history, Israel’s national antiques authority has launched an updated version of its digital library of the Dead Sea scrolls, showcasing thousands of high-quality photographs of one of the world’s most spectacular archaeological finds. Continue reading

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Real books should be preserved like papyrus scrolls

Real books should be preserved like papyrus scrolls

Real books should be preserved like papyrus scrolls

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National Maritime Museum hopes display will solve mystery of Wren artist

Detail from a sketch of a Wren at work during the second world war by Gladys E Reed

Detail from a sketch of a Wren at work during the second world war by Gladys E Reed. Photograph: © National Maritime Museum

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