Photographer/Creator

Chet Smolski, Rhode Island College

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Date

Spring 4-1980

Description

This photograph was taken in Qumran, the area where in 1947 (or late 1946) the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered by three Bedouin shepherds. The caves are located about eight miles south of Jericho, in present day Israel. In this picture a sign can be seen that says ‘Water Channel’ and a cave entrance can be seen in the hills. During the winter rain water feeds a waterfall here.

Notes

Vanderkam, James C. The Dead Sea Scrolls Today. (Grand Rapids: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 1994) pp. 3-10

http://theworldiscalling.com/2010/06/qumran/

(accessed 11 Nov 2011)

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This object from the Chester E. Smolski photographic slides and publications, housed by the Rhode Island College Special Collections, and any of its digital surrogates are the intellectual property of Rhode Island College. This digital object is protected by copyright and/or related rights. The digital material presented here is licensed with a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. This content can be used, shared, or adapted for educational and scholarly purposes. For permissions to use this item please contact digitalcommons@ric.edu. All uses must include appropriate attribution.

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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