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Subsequent use of Tithe Jars, Archive Jars and Cookie Jars

Subsequent use of Tithe Jars, Archive Jars and Cookie Jars
Subsequent Use of Tithe and Archive Jars The possibility of a subsequent use of the jars for commodities other than the tithe (such as scrolls) is noted in Mishnah Ma‘aser Sheni… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/subsequent-use-tithe-jars-archive-jars-and-cookie-jars/

Priestly Tithe Jars of Qumran and Masada

Priestly Tithe Jars of Qumran and Masada
Specialty jars of Qumran and Masada As noted in earlier postings, a number of factors suggest that the vast majority of cylindrical jars were not intended for the storage of lite… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/priestly-tithe-jars-qumran-and-masada/

The Distribution of Cylindrical Jars

The Distribution of Cylindrical Jars
Date and Provenience Before the excavation of the site of Khirbet Qumran, ceramics experts tentatively dated the jars to the late Second Temple Period, based upon their associati… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/distribution-cylindrical-jars/

"Scroll Jars" a misnomer; Manuscript types and storage

"Scroll Jars" a misnomer; Manuscript types and storage
The Cylindrical Jars of Qumran From the initial moment that the first scrolls were said to have been found in a certain, cylindrically-shaped jar in Cave 1, it was assumed that t… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/scroll-jars-misnomer-manuscript-types-and-storage/

Unity and Diversity at Qumran II

Unity and Diversity at Qumran II
Diverse Caves and Libraries of Qumran It has been generally assumed that the numerous manuscripts from the Qumran caves (and those from Masada!) were once part of a single librar… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/unity-and-diversity-qumran-ii/

Is the "Essene Hypothesis" actually in error?

Is the "Essene Hypothesis" actually in error?
Are the "Essenes" of Josephus, Pliny, Philo and Hippolytus connected with Qumran and its scrolls? The sectarian scrolls of caves 1Q, 4Q, 5Q, and 6Q, along with the archaeology of… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/essene-hypothesis-actually-error/

Qumran Cave Clusters

Qumran Cave Clusters
The Caves of Qumran can be divided into five distinct clusters (see previous map): I. CAVE CLUSTER OF THE MARL TERRACE ADJACENT TO THE QUMRAN SITE: Ia. SOUTHWEST SPUR: Caves 4Q… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/qumran-cave-clusters/

"Q" is for Qumran

"Q" is for Qumran
The Enumeration of the Caves of Qumran.   Map of Cave Locations After the first two “scroll caves” were discovered in 1947 (Cave 1Q) and 1952 (Cave 2Q), a survey of the cli… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/q-qumran/

Unity and Diversity at Qumran I

Unity and Diversity at Qumran I
The Spectre of Cave 1Q: What if Cave 1 had not been discovered first? The exterior of Cave 1Q facing north (courtesy A. Schick) In July 2007, a conference will be devoted t… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/unity-and-diversity-qumran-i/

Epigraphy, the microscope and statistics: tools of the trade (updated)

Epigraphy, the microscope and statistics: tools of the trade (updated)
Epigraphy, the Microscope and Statistics: Tools of the Trade Beginning 34 years ago, as a graduate student, Dr. Stephen Pfann studied Greek and Coptic epigraphy at Berkeley (well… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/epigraphy-microscope-and-statistics-tools-trade-updated/

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