Copper Scroll Images from Allegro Archive

C.OPENING.13 - 72 DPI for 14 Feb 17 Post
Images reproduced by permission of the Allegro estate; courtesy of Manchester Museum, The University of Manchester. Please refer any image copyright and reproduction requests to collections@manchester.ac.uk

In addition to digitising the extensive collection of photographs taken by John Allegro, a number of images feature in Judith Brown’s biography of her father, John Marco Allegro: The Maverick of the Dead Sea Scrolls (Grand Rapids, Michigan and Cambridge: William B. Eerdmans, 2005), which have also been made available to the Network. This picture of Professor Wright Baker, from the former Manchester College of Technology (now UMIST), shows him here in profile working on the Copper Scroll,  complements the film footage which the project has digitised and made freely available on our recent post at https://dqcaas.com/2016/11/24/1953-film-of-cutting-open-of-the-copper-scroll

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