Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussions' started by Kizmet, Sep 22, 2016.
The En-Gedi scroll got "unwrapped" by a computer. This is just cool.
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Somewhat similarly, I retain hope that a complete version of Gilgamesh may yet be found.
My smart grandson says his ancient history professor at U of Oregon says that "Colavito 2016" is as close as we're likely to get, barring major new discovery. Full text here: Epic of Gilgamesh - Jason Colavito
This is cool. Computers have helped scholars decipher ancient documents for a long while. Here's a link to an illustrated paper on computer use with the Dead Sea Scrolls. http://www.cs.tau.ac.il/~nachumd/papers/Tamar.pdf
I'd bet somewhat similar computer techniques are used on household or office garbage etc. by "security agencies" of various nations (including yours and mine) and probably freelance identity thieves as well.
These Dead Sea Scrolls are forgeries
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