Dead Sea Scrolls: Unraveling the Mystery (1998)

Genres - History, Spirituality & Philosophy  |   Sub-Genres - Religions & Belief Systems, World History  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   Countries - United States   |  
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Synopsis

A look at findings regarding the ancient religious manuscripts, discovered in 1947 in caves near the Dead Sea. Examined: methods used by scholars to piece the fragments together; evidence regarding the Essenes, the Jewish sect believed to have stored the texts.

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archaeology, artifact, Christianity, cryptography, mystery [unexplained phenomenon], relic, religion, scholar, scroll