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“Digital Unwrapping and the scroll from Ein Gedi”

August 21, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

“Digital Unwrapping
and the scroll from Ein Gedi”

August 21 @ 6:30 pm
This lecture by Dr. Seales will tell the story of emerging methods for imaging and analysis culminating in a personal account of the discovery, the people involved, and the technical approaches used in the finding of the 1,500 year old text that has been digitally resurrected from a Hebrew Scroll.For more information on the charred Leviticus scroll and its digital resurrection please follow this link.
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/1500-year-old-text-has-been-digitally-resurrected-burned-hebrew-scroll-180956031/

A brief bio for Dr. Seales can be found at:
http://vis.uky.edu/about/people/faculty/brent-seales/

A full video on the virtual flattening of the Ein Gedi Scroll can also be found at: 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VG8oOMHCg74

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Date:
August 21, 2015
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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The Temple
Phone:
502-423-1818
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Venue

The Temple
5101 US Hwy 42
Louisville, 40241 United States
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Phone:
502-423-1818