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Dead Sea Scroll fragment reflects Essene fear of, and contempt for, women
Nearly 35 years ago, Bedouin tribesmen searching for more scrolls near the original find on the northwestern shore of the Dead Sea discovered the now-famous Qumran cave 4. Cave 4 proved to be the richest of all the Qumran caves, containing...
Biblical Archaeology Review, July/August 1983
False report of ark sighting results in cancellation of important American excavation
Anyone assessing Tom Crotser’s claim that he has found the original Ark of the Covenant in all its gilded glory must surely exercise caution in light of Crotser’s additional claims to having previously located the Tower of Babel, Noah’s Ark,...
Biblical Archaeology Review, May/June 1983
You’ve been digging in the hot sun since dawn. Your muscles ache. Suddenly, your trowel strikes something hard. You call your area supervisor to watch as you gently brush away more dirt until an entire jar handle appears. The supervisor...
Biblical Archaeology Review, January/February 1983