Dead Sea Scrolls


Archaeologists Discover that Ancient Dead Sea Scroll Is Chapter of Leviticus

One of the ancient Dead Sea Scrolls that never has been understood turns out to be a 1,500-year-old copy of the beginning of the Book of Leviticus (VaYikra). Source: Printed from The Jewish Press » Blog Archive » Archaeologists Discover that Ancient Dead Sea Scroll Is Chapter of Leviticus I’m not sure how profound a find this is in terms of adding to the scholarship of the book of Leviticus, but it’s definitely cool.  Since Leviticus is one of my favorite books I take great pleasure in reading more about it.   EDIT: Here’s another article on the same topic: http://www.religionnews.com/2015/07/21/biblical-text-the-oldest-find-since-the-dead-sea-scrolls-revealed-in-digital-image-of-a-charred-scroll/