Tag Archives: Dead Sea Scrolls

Nine Unopened Dead Sea Scrolls Found In Israel Antiquities Authority Storeroom

Great find! Nine tiny but mighty Dead Sea Scrolls have been discovered — or more accurately, re-discovered — within the vaults of at the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA), The Times of Israel reported. The rolled scrolls (in the second row) … Continue reading

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Dead Sea Scrolls Fragments for Sale

Newser: Parts of the Dead Sea Scrolls are up for sale—in tiny pieces. Nearly 70 years after the discovery of the world’s oldest biblical manuscripts, the Palestinian family who originally sold them to scholars and institutions is now quietly marketing … Continue reading

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Qumran and the Dead Sea Scrolls Month

Over at the American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR) blog. How exciting! We are pleased to announce that September will be Qumran and the Dead Sea Scrolls month here on the ASOR blog. Starting Tuesday, September 4th, we will be posting … Continue reading

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Introduction to the Dead Sea Scrolls

‘Judaism, Christianity and the Dead Sea Scrolls’ by Prof Lawrence Schiffman is well worth a watch. HT  

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Tour of the Dead Sea Scroll Exhibit

At the New York ‘Dead Sea Scrolls’ exhibition with Dr Lawrence Schiffman:  

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Free E-Book, ‘Dead Sea Scrolls: Discovery and Meaning’

The Biblical Archaeology Society has released a free e-book, ‘Dead Sea Scrolls: Discovery and Meaning’. Details here.

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Mystery of Dead Sea Scroll Authors Possibly Solved

Orit Shamir (Israel Antiquities Authority) and Naama Sukenik (Bar-Ilan University) have studied the plain, linen textiles that were found in the Qumran caves so as to determine who the authors of the Dead Sea Scrolls were. Lives Science has the article: The Dead … Continue reading

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From the Desert to the Web: Google Bring us the Dead Sea Scrolls Online

On the Google Blog today: It’s taken 24 centuries, the work of archaeologists, scholars and historians, and the advent of the Internet to make the Dead Sea Scrolls accessible to anyone in the world. Today, as the new year approaches on … Continue reading

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Photos: Accidental Archaeological Discoveries

Some are relevant to the subject matter of this blog. Some not. All are interesting: The Dead Sea Scrolls are a collection of over 800 Biblical texts made of animal skin and papyrus. Dating back to around 2,000 years ago, between … Continue reading

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