Feb 6, 2019 The Silver Ketef Hinnom Scrolls.

I will first present the background of this historic find, then discuss its significance and dissenting views. .


The present paper writes a biography of the Judean silver amulets discovered at the mortuary site of Ketef Hinnom in Jerusalem.

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GORDON FRANZ The discovery of the two silver scrolls from Ketef Hinnom is something I will never forget.

. The scrolls were first sent to the University of Leeds in Britain, where some of the most experienced restorers of ancient artifacts and metal experts were available for such delicate work. These rolled-up pieces of silver were discovered in 1979-80, during excavations led by Gabriel Barklay in a series of burial caves at Ketef Hinnom.

. 2 The text, written in the Paleo-Hebrew script , is from the Book of Numbers in the Hebrew Bible, and has been described as "one of most significant discoveries ever made" for biblical studies.

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The Ketef Hinnom Silver Scrolls offer a unique opportunity to study the ancient Hebrew script. The Ketef Hinnom Scrolls are two silver scrolls, inscribed with portions of the well known Priestly Blessing from the Book of Numbers and apparently once used as amulets.

Ketef Hinnom ScrollsIn this video, we explore the Ketef Hinnom Scrolls - one of the most significant archaeological discoveries in Jerusalem. .

The Israel Museum has reopened its archaeological wing and there is a permanent display of the Ketef Hinnom material, including a reconstruction.
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. Two tiny silver scrolls were discovered in 1979 during. Gabriel Barkay.

Reviews There are no reviews yet. . At 176 verses, Naso is the longest of the parshiyot. BCE, not 8th. Ketef Hinnom is open 24 hours a day; the cave area is open from 1000-1800.


Yet one of its most moving passages, and the one that has had the greatest impact over the course of history, is very short indeed and is known. After extensive investigation, two little silver scrolls that came to be known as the Ketef Hinnom scrolls were discovered to contain the oldest-preserved verses of the Hebrew Bible ever discovered.

Significant scrollGabriel Barkay, in silhouette, shows a picture of how one of the silver scrolls looked shortly after it was removed from the tomb at Ketef Hinnom.

The text, written in the Paleo-Hebrew script (not the Aramaic-derived Jewish square script Hebrew alphabet more familiar to most modern readers), is from .