Post-2002 Dead Sea Scrolls-like Fragments Online: A (Really Exhausting) Guide for the Perplexed

By Årstein Justnes and Ludvik A. Kjeldsberg 2003 “Dead Sea Scrolls Fragment Will Be Publicly Displayed Outside A Museum for the First Time Ever.” PR Newswire, 26 June. → Isa 26:19–27:1 (no DSS F.–number) [dead link] Davila, Jim. “Now Here’s Something Different.” PaleoJudaica.com, 26 June. Smith, Samuel. “Seminary family gets rare glimpse at 2,200-year-old Dead Sea… Read More Post-2002 Dead Sea Scrolls-like Fragments Online: A (Really Exhausting) Guide for the Perplexed

A Lightly Annotated Chronological Bibliography of the Post-2002 Dead Sea Scrolls-like Fragments

By Årstein Justnes [first version was published 19 August 2016] 2003 Exhibition Catalogue Biondi, Lee. From the Dead Sea Scrolls to the Forbidden Book: A History of the Bible. Dallas. [“Genesis Commentary”/“Genesis Midrash” = Words from Genesis 22, no DSS F.–number; “Isaiah 26:19–21” = Isa 26:19–27:1, no DSS F.–number] 2004 Exhibition Catalogue Biondi, Lee. The Dead Sea… Read More A Lightly Annotated Chronological Bibliography of the Post-2002 Dead Sea Scrolls-like Fragments

A List of Unprovenanced, Post-2002 Dead Sea Scrolls-like Fragments

[First version: 11 August 2016] [Organized According to the Protestant Old Testament Canon] This list builds upon Eibert Tigchelaar’s authoritative list, “A Provisional List of Unprovenanced, Twenty-First Century, Dead Sea Scrolls-like Fragments” (version 1.0; April 16, 2016; version 2; September 18, 2016), but is organized differently. Statistical observations NB! Only the fragments that have been… Read More A List of Unprovenanced, Post-2002 Dead Sea Scrolls-like Fragments

The Gabriel Stone: A Chronological Bibliography

By Årstein Justnes [first version: 2 October 2018] 2007 Yardeni, Ada and Binyamin Elizur. “A First-Century BCE Prophetic Text Written on a Stone: First Publication [Hebrew].” Cathedra 123: 155–66. Knohl, Israel. “In Three Days, You Shall Live.” Ha’aretz, 19 April. Knohl, Israel. “Studies in the Gabriel Revelation [Hebrew].” Tarbiz 76: 303–28. Justnes, Årstein. “Verdens første forskerseminar om… Read More The Gabriel Stone: A Chronological Bibliography

The Flexible Provenance of the Museum of the Bible Genesis “Dead Sea Scrolls” Fragment (Gen 31:23–25[?]; 32:3–6, DSS F.191): Three Snapshots

By Årstein Justnes Christian Brady, “New Genesis Text from the Judaean Desert,” Targuman, 17 July 2007: → “Today James Charlesworth presented an image of a fragment (in two parts) that he acquired on 25 October 2006. He said it had been in Zurich since the 50’s and reportedly came from Kando.” → “AMSC14 dates it… Read More The Flexible Provenance of the Museum of the Bible Genesis “Dead Sea Scrolls” Fragment (Gen 31:23–25[?]; 32:3–6, DSS F.191): Three Snapshots

“American Priest, later serving in Switzerland”: On Provenance

By Årstein Justnes and Ludvik A. Kjeldsberg Most of the post-2002 Dead Sea Scrolls-like fragments come with stories. The following list presents information that we have been able to gather about their alleged provenance. The list is organized chronologically, starting with the first frgs surfacing in 2002–3 and ending with frgs that have been “launched”… Read More “American Priest, later serving in Switzerland”: On Provenance