Qumran rollen

Tussen 1947 en 1952 werden in elf grotten bij Qumran aan de Dode Zee honderden rollen gevonden. De rollen, vervaardigd van leer en papyrus, werden bijna allemaal in fragmenten aangetroffen. De teksten op deze oude Joodse rollen zijn voor een groot deel geschreven door de Quamran-sekte, ook wel de Essenen genoemd. (Archeologische opgravingen in Qumran […]

Simcha Jacobovici finding references to Jesus in Dead Sea Scrolls

John Hendricks, founder of the Discovery Channel on the world’s first streaming service devoted exclusively to documentaries, CuriosityStream, presented in March Simcha Jacobovici his investigation into The Dead Sea Scrolls. The discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls between 1946 and 1956, first by Bedouin goat-herds and then by archaeologists, in caves on the shores of […]

Fragment of Nehemiah in Dead Sea Scrolls

In 2012 working together with Esther Eshel of Bar-Ilan University, Torleif Elgvin of Evangelical Lutheran University College in Oslo, Norway, has been examining previously unknown fragments from 29 scrolls celebrated Dead Sea Scrolls (including scraps of four others). The celebrated Dead Sea Scrolls, first discovered in 1948 in the caves adjacent to the ancient site […]

Archaeology and the Bible researcher 3/4

Excavation The demand for Egyptian antiquities led to organized tomb robbing by men such as Giovanni Battista Belzoni. A new era in systematic and controlled archaeological research began with the Frenchman Auguste Mariette, who also founded the Egyptian Museum at Cairo. The British archaeologist Flinders Petrie, who began work in Egypt in 1880, made great […]