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.
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Dead Sea scrolls; Religion -- Archaeology and religion; Archaeology -- Israel -- Qumran;
Smolski, Chet, "Qumran: Location of Dead Sea Scrolls, Cave 4" (1980). Smolski Images. 752.