A lot of the former sixty years (1949-2009) were dedicated to the cleansing of the lifeless Sea scrolls, their piecing jointly and their translation. the current quantity is a systematic research of many of the archaeological relics which were present in the 3 devices at Qumran: The payment, the caves with the scrolls and the cemetery. through neutron activation of Qumran's pottery we tested its human family members with neighboring websites, through radio carbon courting we put the relics of their time-frame, through DNA we learn the provenance of the animal hides that served the scribes as parchment. The ink is studied for studying the degradation methods that all started whilst the scrolls have been written, 2000-2300 years in the past.
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