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Scrolls from the Dead Sea. The Ancient Library of Qumran and Modern Scholarship

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Curators

Ayala Sussmann, Ruth Peled.

Collection

Israel Antiquities Authority.

Imprint

Washington, D.C., USA, 1993. 143 pp., illustrations: 46 col., 3 b&w, 28 × 21.6 cm. English.

ISBN

0807613339

Location

Library of Congress (29 April–1 August 1993)

Description

A major exhibition of scrolls and ancient artifacts discovered at Qumran, now in the collections of the Israel Antiquities Authority. Introduction provides a brief history of the scrolls’ publication and exhibition (Michael W. Grunberger). Main essay discusses their discovery, dating, authors, and content (Ayala Sussmann and Ruth Peled). Transcriptions of each scroll. In-depth descriptive entries. 38 items.

main keywords

ARCHAEOLOGICAL FINDSDEAD SEA SCROLLS

Related ephemera

Exhibition leaflet with extensive text on the Dead Sea Scrolls, their community, recent history, and relationship to Judaism and Christianity, 16 pp., 9 col., 1 b&w illus., 21.4 × 12 cm.

Other venues

New York Public Library, New York City, USA; M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, San Francisco, Calif., USA

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