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Sunday, August 18 • 9:15am - 10:15am
The Archaeology of Qumran and the Dead Sea Scrolls

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The Dead Sea Scrolls refer to approximately 1,000 scrolls found in 11 caves surrounding Qumran. In this slide-illustrated presentation, we explore the archaeological remains of Qumran, which was inhabited by members of a Jewish sect who deposited the scrolls in the nearby caves, and examine the significance of the scrolls.

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Jodi Magness

Jodi (JodiMagness.org) is the Kenan Distinguished Professor for Teaching Excellence in Early Judaism at UNC-Chapel Hill in North Carolina. She holds a BA in Archaeology and History from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a Ph.D. in Classical Archaeology from the University of... Read More →

Sunday August 18, 2019 9:15am - 10:15am PDT
Room 8