Hidden in Plain Sight: Ultraviolet Light Uncovers 1,500-Year-Old Bible Passage

By Ian Banks | May 4, 2024

Ultraviolet lights

Scientists have unearthed a hidden version of a Bible passage that remained obscured for over 1,500 years beneath a previously known section. 
 

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The use of ultraviolet lights helped reveal this discovery.
 

Austrian Academy of Sciences

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Historian Grigory Kessel, affiliated with the Austrian Academy of Sciences, shared this groundbreaking find in an article published in March 2023 within the scholarly journal New Testament Studies, under the Cambridge University Press.