Photographer/Creator

Chet Smolski, Rhode Island College

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Date

Spring 4-1980

Description

Discovered in August of 1952, Cave 4 is located just a couple hundred feet from the ruins at Khirbet Qumran. It was discovered by a Ta’amireh Bedouin tribesman pursuing a partridge. Cave 4 has been the location for the greatest number scroll discoveries. It is actually two caves, known as 4a and 4b.

Notes

Vanderkam, James C. The Dead Sea Scrolls Today. (Grand Rapids: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 1994) pp. 10-11

Creator 1 Role

Photographer

Subject Headings

Dead Sea scrolls; Religion -- Archaeology and religion; Archaeology -- Israel -- Qumran;

Country Name

Israel

City Name

Qumran

Keywords

archaeology, religion, historic, Dead Sea scrolls

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