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The Dead Sea Scrolls: A Journey in Time

Dec 24, 2013  |  By Arik Barel
Dead Sea Scrolls

In the spring of 1947 a Bedouin goat-herder stumbled upon a cave full of jars filled with mysterious ancient manuscripts. Little did he know that he had just made the greatest archeological discovery of modern times, the Dead Sea Scrolls. Between 1947 and 1956, excavations would uncover manuscripts from eleven different caves on the northwestern shores of the Dead Sea and shedding considerable light on the history of Jewish people […]

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