The Archaeology of Qumran and the Dead Sea Scrolls

The Archaeology of Qumran and the Dead Sea Scrolls

by Jodi Magness
     
 

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…  See more details below

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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

Acknowledgments
Illustrations
1An Introduction to the Archaeology of Qumran1
2The Discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls and the Exploration of Qumran19
3The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Community at Qumran32
4The Buildings and Occupation Phases of Qumran47
5What Do Pottery and Architecture Tell Us about Qumran?73
6Communal Meals, a Toilet, and Sacred Space at Qumran105
7Miqva'ot at Qumran134
8Women and the Cemetery at Qumran163
9The Temple Tax, Clothing, and the Anti-Hellenizing Attitude of the Sectarians188
10The Settlements at Ein Feshkha and Ein el-Ghuweir210
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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