THE DEAD SEA SCROLLS AND WHY THEY MATTER
|Cave 1||Cave 2||Cave 3|
|Cave 4||Cave 5||Cave 6|
|Cave 7||Cave 8||Cave 9|
|Cave 10||Cave 11|
Discovered by Bedouin in February 1956, Cave 11 contained Biblical and apocryphal texts but its most notable manuscript was the Temple Scroll, the longest of the Dead Sea Scrolls and apparently an additional book of the Torah. The Temple Scroll was not recovered by scholars until 1967.
11Q2: Paleo-Hebrew vs. Old Hebrew: The Long and the Short of It, Biblical Archaeology Review 23:02, March/April 1997, By Frank Moore Cross
11Q18-19: Is the Temple Scroll a Sixth Book of the Torah—Lost for 2,500 Years?, Biblical Archaeology Review 13:06, Nov/Dec 1987, By Hartmut Stegemann and The Temple Scroll—The Longest and Most Recently Discovered Dead Sea Scroll, Biblical Archaeology Review 10:05, Sep/Oct 1984, By Yigael Yadin
Contents found in Cave 11:
|11Q10: Targum of Job|
|11Q11: Apocryphal Psalms|
|11Q17: Songs of the Sabbath Sacrifice|
|11Q21: Hebrew text|
|11Q29: Serekh ha-Yahad related|
Vermes, Geza. The Complete Dead Sea Scrolls in English. New York: Penguin Press, 1997.
Schiffman, Lawrence and VanderKam, James. The Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls. Vol. 2. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000.
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