Just How my group and we unintentionally discovered text from the Dead Sea Scrolls

Just How my group and we unintentionally discovered text from the Dead Sea Scrolls

The 2,000-year-old documents had been considered to be– that is blank recently.

We actually didn’t suggest to find any missing texts for the Dead Sea Scrolls.

The scrolls that are 2,000-year-old based in the Qumran caves next to the Dead Sea within the 1940s. They weren’t the only discoveries, though. Archaeological artefacts like linen and pottery had been additionally obtained from the caves, plus some are now actually in collections all over the world.

My research collaborators Dennis Mizzi, Marcello Fidanzio and I also built a research task to locate and learn these artefacts, and also to utilize practices like radiocarbon dating to realize them better.

Dennis wrote their Oxford thesis on Qumran archaeology and ended up being planning it for a novel. (more…)

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