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Title / Description: Qumran (caves): cave 1QCommentary: Cave 1Q was the first excavated cave in the Qumran area. After one month of excavation in 1949, textual and other remains in the cave proved that the original textual fragments sold by the Bedouin who discovered these caves had originated in Cave 1Q. Among the other finds in this cave were the remains of food, clothing, pottery and phylacteries.
Provenance: Qumran, Israel
Date: 2nd c. BCE - 1st c. CE
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East, vol. 2 (New York : Oxford University Press, 1997)
Author of Commentary: Adam Mendelson
Source: Burrows, Millar Millar Burrows slide collection
Reference: QUMRAN (caves): cave 1Q