Seventy-four bodies of refugees recovered from beach in western city of Zawiya on the Mediterranean Sea, officials say.
A publisher in Britain says he has the "rock 'n' roll equivalent of the Dead Sea Scrolls"—but he may never be able to bring it to the public. John Blake, writing in the Spectator, says that three years ago, somebody handed him a 75,000-word autobiography that Mick Jagger...
It might not be around forever.
By Buzz60 Archaeologists believe they have made another major discovery involving the Dead Sea Scrolls. Hebrew University has found what it believes to be the 12th cave that once contained the historic documents. College staffers found...Show More Summary
In the more than 800 documents that make up the Dead Sea Scrolls, there are ancient copies of biblical texts, historical commentaries, hymns, recipes, and more. They provide some of the most detailed knowledge we have about the Second...Show More Summary
A study sure to please firstborn children and a good-news-bad-news finding in regard to the Dead Sea Scrolls were among the discoveries to make headlines this week: Firstborns Get an Early Jump : Firstborns really do have an advantage, a new UK study suggests. Research out of Edinburgh University finds that...
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Nothing seems to get archeologists into an Indiana Jones state of excitement more than the discovery of a Dead Sea Scrolls cave. In fact, they get all hot and bothered even if the scrolls have already been looted. That’s the case this week with the announcement of...
Archaeologists have uncovered a new cave that once housed Dead Sea Scrolls, in a discovery described as one of the “most important” in 60 years. The Hebrew University in Jerusalem said the scrolls were missing from the cave, though, but hopes to find others. The Dead Sea Scrolls, which...
Yemeni government forces took full control of the historic Red Sea port of Mokha on Friday after weeks of deadly fighting with Shiite rebels and their allies, a spokesman said. "We have done with the Battle of Mokha," armed forces spokesman Mohammed al-Naqib told AFP, adding that the rebels had been forced to flee the town. Show More Summary
The discovery of yet another cave thought to have contained the historically significant documents also turns up evidence they've been stolen.
A team from the U.S. and Israel says it has found evidence that another cave in Qumran was used to store the ancient manuscripts dating back to the time of Jesus.
LIGHT READING: 12th Dead Sea Scrolls Cave Found in Israel.
In 1947, a shepherd working in the desert near the Dead Sea threw a rock into one of the area’s many caves. He heard something break, and when he went inside he discovered the first of what would be known as the Dead Sea Scrolls—ancient...Show More Summary
The Dead Sea Scrolls are among the most important historical texts ever discovered, dating as far back as the third century BCE. These texts were spread across 11 caves, and for decades archeologists have been searching for more. Now,...Show More Summary
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The Dead Sea and the surrounding area boast impressive geology — from ancient earthquake records to pillars of salt — that bears witness to civilization-shaping stories. 09 Feb 2017
Israeli researchers have discovered what they believe is the first new Dead Sea Scrolls cave uncovered in more than 60 years—but looters got there long before them. The site at the Qumran cliffs, an Israeli-controlled site in the West Bank, has yielded artifacts including pieces of pottery, broken scroll...