Traders of the Lost Scrolls (1997)

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Jim Charlesworth, director of Princeton University's Dead Sea Scrolls Project believes that a large number of scrolls have yet to come to light. The programme is about his quest to track them down, an undertaking not without risks. The cliffs of Qumran still attract scroll hunters with non-academic motives - the scrolls are much sought after by private collectors and the shady figures of the black market who supply them.

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