A well-preserved 2,000-year-old scroll of the Ten Commandments discovered in a cave went on display in the city for the first time for a 10-day window beginning Friday. The tiny scroll will be shown at the Discovery Times Square exhibition space before returning to Israel.
The parchment, which dates to between 50 B.C. and 1 A.D., was discovered in a cave near the Dead Sea in 1952. It must be kept in a light-and-humidity-controlled environment to avoid deterioration, exhibit organizers said.
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