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 $40 million Genesis fragment, unpublished manuscripts, Bible museum

Though archaeologists continue discovering more and more artifacts stemming from biblical times, a huge number of New Testament manuscripts reportedly remain unpublished.

The December issue of National Geographic details what it called the evangelical Christian search for biblical authenticity, pointing out that there are numerous important finds yet to be shared with the public.

One of them is a fragment from Genesis, the first book of the Bible, valued at $40 million by a dealer named Khalil Iskander Shahin in Jerusalem.

Shahin, also known as Kando, has been in possession and sold several Dead Sea scrolls to collectors, though refused to sell the Genesis fragment in question to Steve Green, co-founder of the Museum of the Bible in Washington D.C. ...

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