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Kiley Rhoden
Block 1
2-16-12
The Greatest Discovery of the 20th Century
Kiley Rhoden
Block 1
2-16-12
The Greatest Discovery of the 20th Century

Introduction

Introduction

Did you know that the Dead Sea Scrolls also known as the greatest archaeological discovery of the 20th century were discovered in 1946? The Dead Sea Scrolls are Hebrew and are very interesting to study because of the vest history included. The Scrolls are important because you can see what the Hebrews were writing about around 100 BC and possibly why the Scrolls were being written. Did you know that the Dead Sea Scrolls also known as the greatest archaeological discovery of the 20th century were discovered in 1946? The Dead Sea Scrolls are Hebrew and are very interesting to study because of the vest history included. The Scrolls are important because you can see what the Hebrews were writing about around 100 BC and possibly why the Scrolls were being written.

What Are The Dead Sea Scrolls??

What Are The Dead Sea Scrolls??

.There are many ways of explaining what the Dead Sea Scrolls are. For example they are the greatest archaeological discovery of the 20th century. They happen to be the oldest and largest collection of historical manuscripts ever found, and they are Jewish written in Hebrew, Aramic, and Greek. The Scrolls were written on animal skins with carbon based ink with no punctuations at all. The Dead Sea Scrolls happen to be proof that the Jewish culture was richer and different 20 centuries ago then anybody thought. They are 825-870 different documents. To the general public the Scrolls are artifacts of great significance, mystery, and drama. It has been determined that most of the Scrolls were written before the birth of Jesus. Clearly the Dead Sea Scrolls happen to be many different things. .There are many ways of explaining what the Dead Sea Scrolls are. For example they are the greatest archaeological discovery of the 20th century. They happen to be the oldest and largest collection of historical manuscripts ever found, and they are Jewish written in Hebrew, Aramic, and Greek. The Scrolls were written on animal skins with carbon based ink with no punctuations at all. The Dead Sea Scrolls happen to be proof that the Jewish culture was richer and different 20 centuries ago then anybody thought. They are 825-870 different documents. To the general public the Scrolls are artifacts of great significance, mystery, and drama. It has been determined that most of the Scrolls were written before the birth of Jesus. Clearly the Dead Sea Scrolls happen to be many different things.

They were found within many different years. They all happen to be found within the years of 1946-1956. The first Scrolls were found during the winter of 1946-1947. 300 Scroll fragments from 33 manuscripts were found February 1952 inside Cave 2. On March 14, 1952 the Copper Scroll and 14 Scroll manuscripts were found in Cave 3. August 1952 15,000 fragments from more than 500 different Scrolls were found in Cave 4. Archaeologists excavated caves 7-9 but didn’t find much. In 1956 Cave 11 was discovered along with 21 lengthy texts including the 28 foot long Temple Scroll

They were found within many different years. They all happen to be found within the years of 1946-1956. The first Scrolls were found during the winter of 1946-1947. 300 Scroll fragments from 33 manuscripts were found February 1952 inside Cave 2. On March 14, 1952 the Copper Scroll and 14 Scroll manuscripts were found in Cave 3. August 1952 15,000 fragments from more than 500 different Scrolls were found in Cave 4. Archaeologists excavated caves 7-9 but didn’t find much. In 1956 Cave 11 was discovered along with 21 lengthy texts including the 28 foot long Temple Scroll

Where Were They Found??
Where Were They Found??

When Were The Scrolls Found??

When Were The Scrolls Found??

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