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Nine Dubious “Dead Sea Scrolls” Fragments from the Twenty-First Century

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In 2002 new “Dead Sea Scrolls” fragments began to appear on the antiquities market, most of them through the Kando family. In this article we will present evidence that nine of these Dead Sea Scrolls-like fragments are modern forgeries.

Affiliations: 1: Trinity Western University kipp.davis@twu.ca ; 2: Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung ira.rabin@bam.de ; 3: Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung ines.feldman@bam.de ; 4: Berlin Papyrussammlung m.krutzsch@smb.spk-berlin.de ; 5: The Israel Museum hasiari@ijm.org.il ; 6: University of Agder arstein.justnes@uia.no ; 7: NLA University College torleif.elgvin@nla.no ; 8: University of Strasbourg dida@mlanglois.com

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