The Archaeology of Qumran and the Dead Sea Scrolls

The Archaeology of Qumran and the Dead Sea Scrolls

by Jodi Magness
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0802845894

ISBN-13: 9780802845894

Pub. Date: 09/01/1902

Publisher: Eerdmans, William B. Publishing Company

Magness (early Judaism, U. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill), who has extensive archaeological experience in the area, has written a popular account of the archaeology, meaning, and controversies surrounding the Dead Seas Scrolls and the archaeological site of Qumran where they were found. Without sacrificing content, Magness turns this story into a fascinating

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Magness (early Judaism, U. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill), who has extensive archaeological experience in the area, has written a popular account of the archaeology, meaning, and controversies surrounding the Dead Seas Scrolls and the archaeological site of Qumran where they were found. Without sacrificing content, Magness turns this story into a fascinating page-turner. Annotation c. Book News, Inc.,Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802845894
Publisher:
Eerdmans, William B. Publishing Company
Publication date:
09/01/1902
Series:
Studies in the Dead Sea Scrolls and Related Literature Series
Pages:
284
Product dimensions:
6.48(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.02(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsvii
Illustrationsix
1.An Introduction to the Archaeology of Qumran1
Bibliographical Notes16
2.The Discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls and the Exploration of Qumran19
Bibliographical Notes29
3.The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Community at Qumran32
Bibliographical Notes45
4.The Buildings and Occupation Phases of Qumran47
Bibliographical Notes71
5.What Do Pottery and Architecture Tell Us about Qumran?73
Bibliographical Notes100
6.Communal Meals, a Toilet, and Sacred Space at Qumran105
Bibliographical Notes131
7.Miqva'ot at Qumran134
Bibliographical Notes158
8.Women and the Cemetery at Qumran163
Bibliographical Notes185
9.The Temple Tax, Clothing, and the Anti-Hellenizing Attitude of the Sectarians188
Bibliographical Notes206
10.The Settlements at Ein Feshkha and Ein el-Ghuweir210
Bibliographical Notes224
Index of Authors and Contemporary Historical Figures226
Index of Scrolls, Biblical Books, Extrabiblical Books, and Individual Historical Figures230
Index of Sites and Place Names233
General Index236

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