NEW DEAD SEA SCROLL REVELATION: EIGHT MANUSCRIPTS WERE WRITTEN BY SAME MYSTERIOUS SCRIBE
Israel 365 News - A new study into the Dead Sea Scrolls gave deep insights into the scribes whose hands inscribed the parchments over 2,000 years ago.
CARBON DATING THE DEAD SEA SCROLLS
A new study that used Carbon-14 dating on fragments of about 30 Dead Sea Scrolls, the oldest manuscripts of the Hebrew Bible, was presented at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. Carbon-14, or radiocarbon dating, is a method of age determination that measures the decay of the nitrogen of radiocarbon. It has been several decades since such tests have been carried out. The Israel Antiquities Authority is normally reluctant to facilitate these tests as the technique is destructive, albeit on a very small scale.
The study was intended to settle the academic conflict over the precise dating of the scrolls, which most scholars believe were written between the third century BCE and the first century CE.
“When it comes to dating the manuscripts,......READ MORE
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