BAR 21:04, Jul/Aug 1995
Books & CD-ROMs in Brief
The Dead Sea Scrolls Revealed
CD-ROM for PC and Macintosh systems, $59.95
Produced by Pixel Multimedia and Aaron Witkin Associates, under license of the Israel Antiquities Authority. Distributed by Logos Research Systems, 2117 200th Avenue West, Oak Harbor, WA 98277
Exploring Ancient Cities
CD-ROM for PC and Macintosh systems, $49.95
Produced for Scientific American by Sumeria, 329 Bryant Street, Suite 3D, San Francisco, CA 94107
Its hot. Its sexy. Its not all that good.
It is The Dead Sea Scrolls Revealed, the new CD-ROM that brings the latest whiz-bang computer technology to the oldest Biblical fragments. With the click of a mouse, viewers can zip between hours worth of narration, newspaper articles, drawings, photos, interviews with scholars, animation and video clips, all on the subject of the scrolls.