DIGITAL TEN:

22 Dec

The oldest known copy of the TEN COMMANDMENTS the NASH PAPYRUS has gone naked online for all the public. Thanks to a $2.4 million grant from the POLONSKY FOUNDATION to CAMBRIDGE DIGITAL LIBRARY part of CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY the world can see the NASH BIBLE fragile pages that before only could be shown ONE page at a time. The NASH PAPYRUS is named for Egyptologist Walter Llewellyn Nash who bought the manuscript in 1902 before the 1947 discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls. The Library digitized the oldest Scottish manuscript survived to this day. The 10th century BOOK OF DEER shows early Gaelic writing. Tens of millions have visited the online library

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