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This is the location of the community of Jewish men (Essenes). They are the ones who wrote the Dead Sea Scrolls.

This is a picture of the scriptorium where the Essenes would have written the scrolls. Benches, inkwells, etc.have been found in this room.

Around 70 AD, as they saw the Romans approaching, these men hid their scrolls in caves in this area.


This is the lunchroom for the Qumran community.

Notice in the background the Dead Sea is visible.

This is cave number 4 of the eleven caves that were found with scrolls. Fragments of over 550 manuscripts were found in this cave. These and other manuscripts became known to us as the Dead Sea Scrolls. Qumran Cave 4
This is a close up photo of Cave 4 Cave 4 of the Dead Sea Scroll Caves at Qumran
For more information and great photos concerning Qumran go to Dr. Carl Rasmussen's page,2,6,175,177

See the contents of the Dead Sea Scrolls HERE
Read more about the Qumran Community and Scrolls HERE

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