What is referred to as the textual finds of the Dead Sea (DS, Asphaltitis limne) is the library of MSS that were found at locations on the DS, including Ketef Jericho, Qumrān (= Q), Ḫirbat al-Mird, Wādī n-Nār, Wādī l-Ġuwair, Wādī l-Murabbaa (= WM), Wādī Sudair, Naḥal Ḥever (= NḤ), Naḥal Mišmȧr, Naḥal Ṣeelim and the Masada (= M), as well as in the Wādī d-Dāliya (= WD) located between Samaria and Jeric…
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“Dead Sea (textual finds)”, in:
Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry.
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