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The Libraries of the Judean Wilderness in the Context of the Roman World

The Libraries of the Judean Wilderness in the Context of the Roman World
The Libraries, Archives, Genizas and Hiding Places of the Judean Wilderness in the Context of the Roman World Of the numerous manuscript collections that have been found in the… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/libraries-judean-wilderness-context-roman-world/

Archive storage in the Judean Wilderness and in the Regional Context

Archive storage in the Judean Wilderness and in the Regional Context
Archives are not to be confused with libraries! The Archives of the Judean Wilderness in the Context of the Roman World   Archive storage The documents from Murrabba'a… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/archive-storage-judean-wilderness-and-regional-context/

Libraries of the Judean Wilderness in the Context of the Roman World (updated)

Libraries of the Judean Wilderness in the Context of the Roman World (updated)
An updated form of this article will soon appear in: Bulletin of the Anglo-Israel Archaeological Society 2007 Volume 25 S. Pfann, "Reassessing the Judean Desert Caves: Librari… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/libraries-judean-wilderness-context-roman-world-updated/

The Case of Masada's scrolls.

The Case of Masada's scrolls.
The Case of Masada Masada (map ref. 1837.0805) (Photos: SHR 5067-5097; 5251-5252a; 5254-5255; 5260-5287; 5289-96; 5298-5304; 5500-5621; 6201-6204; 6206; IAA 302358-373) During… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/case-masadas-scrolls/

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/