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

[first published: 19 August 2016; last updated: 7 October 2017]

2003
Exhibition Catalogue
Biondi, Lee. From the Dead Sea Scrolls to the Forbidden Book: A History of the Bible. Dallas, 2003.
[“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 Scrolls to the Bible in America: A Brief History of the Bible From Antiquity to Modern America: Told Through Ancient Manuscripts and Early European and American Printed Bibles. Biblical Arts of Arizona, 2004.
[“A Dead Sea Scroll Fragment of Exodus” = Exod 5:9–14, DSS F.104; “A Dead Sea Scroll Fragment of Exodus” = Exod 17:5–6, DSS F.192; “Dead Sea Scroll Fragment of Psalm 11” = Ps 11:1–4, DSS F.199; “Fragment from the Dead Sea Scroll Wisdom Text 4Q418 (4QInstruction)” = Fragment with words from Instruction (4Q418) ii 4–5, DSS F.202]

Journal Article
Eshel, Esther, and Hanan Eshel. “A New Fragment of the Book of the Watchers from Qumran (XQpapEnoch).” Tarbiz 73 (2004): 171–79 [Hebrew]; V [English Abstract].
[ = 1En. 8:4–9:3, DSS F.125]

2005
Exhibition Catalogue
Noah, William H. Ink & Blood. Murfreesboro: ACO, LLC, 2005.
[“Dead Sea Scroll Fragment from Genesis” = Words from Genesis 22, no DSS F.number; “Dead Sea Scroll Fragment from Isaiah” = Isa 24:16–17, no DSS F.-number; “Dead Sea Scroll Fragment from Isaiah” = Isa 26:19–27:1, no DSS F.number; “Dead Sea Scroll Fragment from Jeremiah” = Jer 48:29–31, DSS F.156]

Journal Article
Eshel, Esther, and Hanan Eshel. “New Fragments from Qumran: 4QGenf, 4QIsab, 4Q226, 8QGen, and XQpapEnoch.” DSD 12 (2005): 134–57.
[“4QGenf (4Q6) frg. 1a 1–3” = Gen 33:19–34:2, no DSS F.-number; “4QIsab (4Q56) frg. 16a 1–2” = Isa 24:16–17, no DSS F.-number; “4QIsab (4Q56) frg. 20a 1–5” = Isa 26:19–27:1, no DSS F.-number; “4Q226 frag. 6a 1–4” = Words from Genesis 22, no DSS F.number; “8QGen (8Q1) frg. 1a 1–3” = Gen 13:1–3, no DSS F.-number; XQpapEnoch = 1En. 8:4–9:3, DSS F.125]

Text Editions
Parry, Donald, and Emanuel Tov, eds. The Dead Sea Scrolls Reader: Part 3: Parabiblical Texts. Leiden: Brill, 2005, 114.
[4Q226 frg. 6a? = Words from Genesis 22, no DSS F.number]

2006
Journal Articles
Eshel, Hanan, Yosi Baruchi, and Roi Porat. “Fragments of a Leviticus Scroll (ArugLev) Found in the Judean Desert in 2004.” DSD 13 (2006): 55–60.
[“frg. a” = Lev 23:38–39, no DSS F.number; “frgs b-c” = Lev 23:40–44, 24:16–19, no DSS F.number]
Hallermayer, Michaela, and Torleif Elgvin. “Schøyen ms. 5234: Ein neues Tobit-Fragment vom Toten Meer.” RevQ 22/87 (2006): 451–61.
[ = Tob 14:3–4, DSS F.123]

2007
Journal Articles
Eshel, Esther, and Hanan Eshel. “A Preliminary Report on Seven New Fragments from Qumran.” Meghillot 5-6 (2007): 271-78.
[“4QExodc (4Q14) frg. 1a 1–3” = Exod 3:14–15, DSS F.113; “4QExodc (4Q14) frg. 1b 1–5” = Exod 5:9–14, DSS F. 114; “4QDeut f (4Q33) frg. 12a 1–3” = Deut 19:13–15, no DSS F. number; “4QJer(4Q72) frg. 21a 1–3” =Jer 24:6–7, no DSS F.number; “11QPsc (11Q7) frg. 3a-b” = Ps 11:1–4, DSS F.199; “4QInstruction (4Q416 frg. 23 1–2)” = Fragment with words from Instruction (4Q418) ii 4–5, DSS F.202]
Eshel, Esther, Hanan Eshel, and Magen Broshi. “A New Fragment of XJudges.” DSD 14 (2007): 354–57.
[XJudg frg. 7 = Judg 4:6–8, no DSS F.-number]

Magazine
Charlesworth, James H. “35 Scrolls Still in Private Hands.” BAR 33.5: 60–63.
(p.62: “As long as 10 years ago I knew of more than 35 Dead Sea Scrolls that are still in private hands, purchased decades earlier. I published two of them in Discoveries in the Judaean Desert and will soon announce the recovery of a fragment of Genesis.”)

2008
Book
Hallermayer, Michaela. Text und Überlieferung des Buches Tobit. Deuterocanonical and Cognate Literature Studies 3. Berlin: de Gruyter, 2008.
[Pp. 86–87: full edition of “Schøyen Ms. 5234: Tob 14,3-5” = Tob 14:2–3, DSS F.123. The fragment is also mentioned on pp. 173, 183 and a few other places.]

Report
Charlesworth, James H. “Announcing a Dead Sea Scrolls Fragment of Nehemiah.” Foundation on Judaism and Christian Origins, July 2008.
[ = Neh 3:14–15, DSS F.122]

2009
Book
Lange, Armin. Handbuch der Textfunde vom Totem Meer. Vol. 1 of Die Handschriften biblischer Bücher von Qumran und den anderen Fundorten. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2009, 523–24.
[Neh 3:14–15, DSS F.122]

Exhibition Catalogue
Biondi, Lee. From the Dead Sea Scrolls to the Bible in America: A Brief History of the Bible From Antiquity to Modern America: Told Through Ancient Manuscripts and Early European and American Printed Bibles. Camarillo: Legacy Ministries International, 2009.
[“A Dead Sea Scroll Fragment of Exodus” = Exod 5:9–14, DSS F.104; “A Dead Sea Scroll Fragment of Exodus” = Exod 17:5–6, DSS F.192; “Dead Sea Scrolls Fragment with text of Deuteronomy 27:4b-6” = DSS F.154; “Nehemiah Fragment” = Neh 3:14–15, DSS F. 122; “Dead Sea Scroll Fragment of Psalm 11” = Ps 11:1–4, DSS F.199; “Fragment from the Dead Sea Scroll Wisdom Text 4Q418 (4QInstruction)” = Fragment with words from Instruction (4Q418) ii 4–5, DSS F.202]

Journal  Article 
Charlesworth, James H. “What Is a Variant? Announcing a Dead Sea Scrolls Fragment of Deuteronomy.” Maarav 16 (2009): 201–12.
[ = Deut 27:4–6, DSS F.154]

2010
Articles
Eshel, Hanan. “Gleaning of Scrolls from the Judean Desert.” Pages 49–87 in The Dead Sea Scrolls: Texts and Context. Edited by Charlotte Hempel. STDJ 90. Leiden: Brill, 2010.
[Brief review of the fragments published in Eshel & Eshel 2005, Eshel & Eshel 2007, and Eshel, Baruchi, and Porat 2006, see above. Mention of the following post-2002 frgs from the Schøyen collection: “a fragment of a Psalm scroll” = Ps 9:10, 12–13, DSS F.118; “a papyrus scroll containing an Aramaic version of the book of Tobit, derived from one of· the scrolls from Cave 4 (4Q196=4QpapTobita ar), with parts of Tobit 14:34” = Tob 14:2–3, DSS F.123]
Eshel, Hanan. “The Culprit – the Vulture.” Haaretz, April 9 [Hebrew].
[= Num 16:2–5, DSS F.107; H.E. suggests here that Num 16:2–5 should be identified with 34Seiyal Numeri]

Reports
Charlesworth, James H. “What is a Variant? Announcing a Dead Sea Scrolls Fragment of Deuteronomy.” Updated March 2010, cf. Charlesworth 2009.
[ = Deut 27:4–6, DSS F.154]
Charlesworth, James H. “Jeremiah 48:29-31a [Provisional Research Report].” May, 2010.
[ = DSS F.156]

2011
Article
Puech, Emile. “Un nouveau fragment 7a de 4QGn-Ex= 4QGen-Ex 1 et quelques nouvelles lectures et identifications du manuscrit 4Q1.” RevQ 25/97 (2011): 103–11.
[ = Gen 37:8, DSS F.102]

2012
Book
Armour. Much Clean Paper for Little Dirty Paper: The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Texas Musâwama. Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2012.
[“The Exodus fragment (23:8–10)” = DSS F.161; “the Leviticus 18:27–29 fragment” = Lev 18:28–30, DSS F.162; “Deuteronomy 9:25–10:1” = DSS F.163; “the Deuteronomy 12:11–14 fragment” = DSS F.164; “a fragment with portions of Psalm 22:4–13” = Ps 22:4, 6–9, 11–13, DSS F.165; “Daniel 6:22–24 (which was later discovered to include Daniel 7:18–19)” = DSS F.166 and DSS F.167; “the Loveless fragment” = unknown, DDS F.168]
[Picture of the “butterfly fragment” = Gen 37:26–38(?), no DSS F.-number]

Exhibition Catalogue
Loveless, Gary and Stephanie (?). Dead Sea Scrolls and The Bible: Ancient Artifacts, Timeless Treasures: Exhibition Catalogue. Forth Worth, Texas: Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2012.
[“Genesis 33:18–34:3” = Gen 33:18–34:2, no DSS F.-number; “Large Genesis Fragment, Genesis 37:26–38” = no DSS F.-number; “Exodus 23:8–10, FrgDSSExod2” = DSS F.161; “Leviticus 18:28–30; 20:24, FrgDSSLev2” = Lev 20:24; 18:28–30, DSS F.162; “Deuteronomy 9:25–10:1, FrgDSSDeut3 = DSS F.163; “Deuteronomy 12:11–14, FrgDSSDeut4” = DSS F.164; “Kings 13:20–22” = DSS F.170; “Psalm 22:3, 5–8, 10, 12, FrgDSSPs1 = Ps 22:4, 6–9, 11–13, DSS F.165; “Isaiah 28:23–29” = no DSS F.-number;  “Amos 7:17–8:1” = DDS F.181; “Joel 4:9–10 (3:9–10 Eng.)” = no DSS F.-number; “Daniel 6:22–24; 7:18–19, FrgDSSDan2 / FrgDSSDan3” = DSS F.166 and DSS F.167; “The Loveless Fragment, FrgDSSText1” = unknown, DSS F.168]

Journal Article
Tigchelaar, Eibert. “Notes on the Three Qumran-Type Yadin Fragments Leading to a Discussion of Identification, Attribution, Provenance, and Names.” DSD 19 (2012): 198–214.
[Short discussion of four of the fragments published by Eshel and Eshel in 2005 and their (wrong) identifications: “4QGenf (4Q6)” = Gen 33:19–34:2 (no DSS F.-number); “4QIsab (4Q56)” x 2 = Isa 24:16–17 (no DSS F.-number) and Isa 26:19–27:1 (no DSS F.-number); “8QGen (8Q1) = Gen 13:1–3 (no DSS F.-number)]

2013
Editions
Qimron, Elisha. The Dead Sea Scrolls: The Hebrew Writings. Volume Two. Jerusalem, 2013, p. 174.
[“4Q416 frg. 23” = Fragment with words from Instruction (4Q418 ii 4–5), DSS F.202]
Schattner-Rieser, Ursula. “Fragment du Deutéronome de type ‘ samaritain ’ (XDeut?).” Pages 127–28 in Torah. Deutéronome et Pentateuque dans son ensemle. Édition et traduction des manuscrits hébreux araméens et grecs. Edited by Katell Berthelot, Michaël Langlois and Thierry Legrand. Vol. 1 of La bibliothèque de Qumran 3a.  Paris: Cerf.
[ = Deut 27:4–6, DSS F.154]

Journal Article
Langlois, Michael. “Un manuscrit araméen inédit du livre d’Hénoch et les versions anciennes de 1 Hénoch 7,4.” Semitica 55 (2013): 101–16.
[“MS 4612/8, 1  Hénoch 7,4” = DSS F.124 (1En. 7:1–5)]

2014
Journal Article
Tov, Emanuel. “New Fragments of Amos.” DSD 21 (2014): 3–13.
[ = Amos 7:17–8:1, DSS F.181]

2016
Books
Elgvin, Torleif, Kipp Davis, and Michael Langlois, eds. Gleanings From the Caves: Dead Sea Scrolls and Artefacts from The Schøyen Collection. LTST 71. London: Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2016 [July].
Tov, Emanuel, Kipp Davis, and Robert Duke, eds. Dead Sea Scrolls Fragments in the Museum Collection. Publications of Museum of the Bible 1. Leiden: Brill, 2016 [August].

Papers (Academia)
Tigchelaar, Eibert. “A Provisional List of Unprovenanced, Twenty-First Century, Dead Sea Scrolls-like Fragments.” Version 1.0. Posted on Academia 11 April 2016 [no longer accessible].
Justnes, Årstein. “A List of 73 Unprovenanced, Dead Sea Scrolls-like Fragments That Have Surfaced After 2002.” Introduction to the Lying Pen of Scribes Conference at the University of Agder, 13–15 April , 2016. Posted on Academia, 4 August 2016.
Tigchelaar, Eibert. “Gleanings from the Caves? Really? On the likelihood of Dead Sea Scrolls forgeries in The Schøyen Collection.” Posted on Academia, 14 August 2016.
Tigchelaar, Eibert. “Post-2002 Dead Sea Scrolls Fishy Fragments — or Forgeries?” Posted on Academia, 20 (?) August 2016 [no longer accessible].
Tigchelaar, Eibert. “A Provisional List of Unprovenanced, Twenty-First Century, Dead Sea Scrolls-like Fragments (version 2; September 18, 2016).” Posted on Academia in September 2016 [no longer accessible].
Davis, Kipp. “Gleanings from the Cave of Wonders? Patterns of Correspondence in the Post-2002 Dead Sea Scrolls Fragments.” Posted on Academia, 20 September 2016 [no longer accessible].

Lists
Justnes, Årstein. “A List of 70 Unprovenanced, Post-2002 Dead Sea Scrolls-like Fragments.” Lyingpen.com, 11 August 2016.
Justnes, Årstein. “Post-2002 Dead Sea Scrolls-like Fragments: Number of Lines and Measurements [preliminary list].” Lyingpen.com, 12 August 2016.

Timeline
Justnes, Årstein and Ludvik A. Kjeldsberg. “The Post-2002 Dead Sea Scrolls Fragments: A Tentative Timeline of Acquisitions.” Lyingpen.com, 20 December 2016.

2017
Journal Articles and Reviews
Justnes, Årstein. «Forfalskninger av dødehavsruller: Om mer enn 70 nye fragmenter – og historien om ett av dem (DSS F.154; 5 Mos 27,4–6) [Faking the Dead Sea Scrolls: On More than 70 New Fragments – and the Story about One of Them (DSS F.154; Deut 27:4-6)]». Teologisk Tidsskrift 6, no. 1 (2017): 70–83.
Johnson, Michael B. “A Case Study in Professional Ethics Concerning Secondary Publications of Unprovenanced Artefacts: The New Edition DSS F.Instruction1.” Distant Worlds Journal 2 (2017): 28–42.
[= Fragment with words from Instruction (4Q418) ii 4–5, DSS F.202]
Tigchelaar, Eibert. “A Provisional List of Unprovenanced, Twenty-First Century, Dead Sea Scrolls-like Fragments.” DSD 24 (2017): 173–88.
Davis, Kipp, Ira Rabin, Ines Feldman, Myriam Krutzsch, Hasia Rimon, Årstein Justnes, Torleif Elgvin, and Michael Langlois. “Nine Dubious ‘Dead Sea Scrolls’ Fragments from the Twenty-First Century.” DSD 24 (2017): 189–228.
[This article deals with nine fragments from the Schøyen Collection:  DSS F.103 (Exod 3:13–15), DSS F.104 (Exod 5:9–14), DSS F.105 (Exod 16:10), DSS F.112 (1 Sam 2:11–14), DSS F.122 (Neh 3:14–15), DSS F.123  (Tob 14:3–4), DSS F.124 (1 En. 7:1–5), DSS F.125 (1 En. 8:4–9:3), and DSS F.126 (1 En. 106:19–107: 1)]
Davis, Kipp. “Caves of Dispute: Patterns of Correspondence and Suspicion in the Post-2002 ‘Dead Sea Scrolls’ Fragments.” DSD 24 (2017): 229–70.
Zahn, Molly M. Review of  Gleanings from the Caves: Dead Sea Scrolls and Artefacts from the Schøyen Collection, written by Torleif Elgvin, Kipp Davis, and Michael Langlois. DSD 24 (2017): 307–9.
Justnes, Årstein. Review of Dead Sea Scrolls Fragments in the Museum Collection, written by Emanuel Tov, Kipp Davis, and Robert Duke. DSD (2017): 310–12 [Academia version].
Tigchelaar, Eibert. Review of Gleanings from the Caves: Dead Sea Scrolls and Artefacts from the Schøyen Collection, edited by Torleif Elgvin, with associate editors Kipp Davis and Michael Langlois. RevQ 29(?).

List
Justnes, Årstein. “The Post-2002 DSS-like Fragments: A Price List.” Lyingpen.com, 17 August 2017.

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