What Are the Dead Sea Scrolls?

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.

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In 1947, a group of Bedouin stumbled upon a number of clay jars in Khirbet Qumran, a site of caves overlooking the Dead Sea. Inside the jars were beautifully preserved scrolls with ancient Hebrew writing.