Dead Sea Scrolls

Dead Sea Scrolls - Biblical Archaeology Dead Sea Scrolls...

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Biblical Archaeology Dead Sea Scrolls Dead sea scrolls cave locations o Water only comes in, doesn’t leave except for evaporation o Weird properties, major amount of salt o Next to dead sea, Qumran and the caves Originally occupied in 8 th century BC, abandoned for 400 years 200 BC to 100 AD time period you need to know d’voux- Franciscan monk- envisioned Qumran as being monestary o no longer thought as being a monestary o cemetery has women and children o some kind of fortress o don’t know if they wrote the dead sea scrolls lots of caves, 11 have produced scrolls o from settlement or other places? Destroyed in 68 AD (by the romans) Part of library… where is the library?? First discovered in 1947 by Jumla Mohammed and Mohammed ahmed el-hamed, bedoein sheep herders o Goats wandered off, found caves hears something shatter, go up in the morning, thought there was gold o Found 10 jars, 3 were full 2 w/ something they didn’t know wht is was and
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