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Caves and Contents (Cave 8)

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Cave 8

Caves 7, 8, 9 and 10 were discovered near the site of Qumran between February and April 1955. Cave 8 contained fragments of Genesis and Psalms and liturgical texts.

Contents found in Cave 8:
8Q1 Genesis
8Q2 Psalms
8Q3 phylactery
8Q4 mezuzah
8Q5 Hymn
8QX1 Tabs
8QX2-3 Thongs

 

Sources

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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