Ink dating cross cross examination
With unrest in the country at that time, no large-scale search could be undertaken safely.
Sellers tried to get the Syrians to assist in the search for the cave, but he was unable to pay their price.
The Bedouin first took the scrolls to a dealer named Ibrahim 'Ijha in Bethlehem.
'Ijha returned them, saying they were worthless, after being warned that they might have been stolen from a synagogue.
Feel like there’s something else you want to say but nothings being uttered or is that my own elusion. Guess i’m reluctant to share, after all my experiences and stories are glimpses into me.
Bronze coins found at the same sites form a series beginning with John Hyrcanus (in office 135–104 BCE) and continuing until the period of the First Jewish–Roman War (66–73 CE), supporting the radiocarbon and paleographic dating of the scrolls.