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Shrine of the Book in Jerusalem, built in 1965

Photo
courtesy of
Israel Museum
on March 18, 2015
Shrine of the Book in Jerusalem, built in 1965

The Shrine of the Book is a wing of the museum that houses the Dead Sea Scrolls, the oldest biblical manuscripts in the world. Also opened in 1965, the wing is a curved dome covered in white ceramic tile that was designed by two American architects, Armand Bartos and Frederick Kiesler.

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