National Archives Unveils Fortified Display Case for Magna Carta

Posted by admin on Mar 1, 2012

The only original copy of the Magna Carta in private hands worldwide has a fancy new display case at the National Archives, where the document goes on display next month.

“This 700-year-old document looks better than ever,” said David Ferriero, the archivist of the United States. He said Thursday that the handwritten, fragile parchment will be unveiled February 17.

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