Documents from Iron Age and Roman times surfacing in the black market helped convince archaeologists there was more to be found.
Dead Sea scrolls
Previously hidden sections of text on the ancient parchments are answering some long-standing questions – and raising others.
New technologies and alliances will be developed to match up thousands of 2,000-year old parchment fragments.
PM Sharett announces that an Apocalyptic Noah text and the oldest version of Isaiah among the Dead Sea scrolls bought from Syrian Church.
Israeli digital artist Ariel Malka’s unique interactive approach is the talk of the Internet town
These ancient parchments discovered by chance in desert caves by the Dead Sea tell mysteries about the mysterious Jewish sect that wrote them, and debunk a myth about Goliath's height while about it.
Court will weigh whether free speech protection applies in Internet impersonation case.
Why was Canaan really exiled? A website featuring ultra-high resolution photographs of the Dead Sea Scrolls brings hidden letters to light for the first time.
This angers Israel's government antiquities authority, which holds most of the scrolls, claims that every last scrap should be recognized as Israeli cultural property, and threatens to seize any more pieces that hit the market.
Study of garments found with scrolls in Qumran caves seems to support contested theory of separatist Essene authorship.