Tag: the dead sea scroll

Ancient Scribe Links Qumran Scrolls to Masada

07/14 | Paleographer Ada Yardeni identified the handwriting of a single scribe on more than 50 Dead Sea Scrolls from Qumran and Masada. What can this tell us about the scribal community   Read more…

Posted in Archaeologists, Biblical Scholars & Works, Dead Sea Scrolls.

First Person: Was the Dead Sea Scroll Community Celibate?

07/13 | One of the many fascinating questions about the Dead Sea Scroll community living at Qumran is whether its members were celibate. Did they marry and have children or not?   Read more…

Posted in Dead Sea Scrolls.

The Animals Went in Two by Two, According to Babylonian Ark Tablet

06/18 | A recently translated Old Babylonian flood tablet describes how to build a circular ark.
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Posted in News, Hebrew Bible, Inscriptions, The Ancient Near Eastern World.


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