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      On March 22, 2011, a man named David Elkington, who is a scholar of ancient religious archaeology, issued a press release stating that a hoard of ancient books had been discovered in Jordan. The books are made of lead and copper, probably dating from the 1st century AD. Elkington said that the discovery might be as important as the Dead Sea Scrolls. *credit of description goes to "Top Tenz".com

    • Lynn Irwin Stewart

      Could this be the biggest find since the Dead Sea Scrolls? Seventy metal books found in cave in Jordan could change our view of Biblical history

    • Michael Brown

      70 metal books found in Jordan cave could change our view of Biblical history | Mail Online) Books written on metal pages or plates found in Jordan.

    • laural

      luxlibre: (via 70 metal books found in Jordan cave could change our view of Biblical history | Mail Online) Sweet, metal books! (News from over a year ago, but still cool.)

    • Kombinat-Typefounders

      Jordan Lead Codices, a collection of 20 metal books dating from the 1st century AD seem to be modern fakes.

    • Victor Ashkenazy

      Seventy metal books found in cave in Jordan could change our view of Biblical history Read more: Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook

    • Mafalda

      Be careful! "All 70 metal books have been revealed as modern day hoaxes. And this man is a fraud." Tiny book with lead pages bound with wire, among 70 discovered in a cave of Jordan in early 2000s. Initial metallurgical tests indicate that some of the books could date from the first century AD. If the dating is verified, the books would be among the earliest Christian documents, predating the writings of St Paul.

    • Hali

      2000 Year Old Book; First century book found in Jordan, thought to pertain to the resurrection.

    • Sharmon Davidson

      2000 year old lead codices found in a cave in Eastern Jordan

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