Sunday, October 28, 2018

More fake DSS fragments?

AND I FEAR THEY MAY BE RIGHT: After Bible Museum scandal, more American Christians suspect they bought fake Dead Sea Scrolls (Daniel Burken, CNN). For the last couple of years PaleoJudaica has been following the concerns about dubious Dead Sea Scrolls-like fragments that have surfaced since 2002. See here and links.

For the recently confirmed fake fragments belonging to the Museum of the Bible, see here and links. And for background on the fragments acquired by Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and Azusa Pacific University, see here and here and links.

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