Photo: Europe's Oldest "Book" Read With High-Tech Imaging



Greek Culture Minister Giorgos Voulgarakis examines the 2,400-year-old Derveni scroll in Thessaloniki, Greece, on June 1, 2006.

International experts are using new technology to read the charred scroll, Europe's oldest surviving manuscript, which was found in an ancient grave in northern Greece.

Photograph by AP Photo/Nikolas Giakoumidis


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