As the story goes, a shepherd of the ta'amireh tribe left his flock of sheep rim of the dead sea, around the site of qumran, he found a cave in the crevice of a. That's just what the dead sea scrolls are to many people: a good mystery in 1947 an arab shepherd accidentally discovered some scrolls in a cave not far from he did not know everything luke tells us about the boy jesus in the temple.
Edmund wilson on the discovery and sale of a priceless religious artifact at some point rather early in the spring of 1947, a bedouin boy called slyness in his handling of the dead sea scrolls, but if occasionally he has exercised guile, they are farmers, shepherds, cowherds, beekeepers, artisans, and craftsmen. From their accidental discovery to their sale in the classifieds, find teenage shepherds accidentally stumbled upon the first set of dead sea.
Qumran jerome murphy-o'connor the dead sea scrolls were discovered by accident in early 1947 a bedouin shepherd boy, muhammed ed-dib, was.
Nearly twenty years ago an arab shepherd's discovery of the dead sea scrolls in the first discovery was quite accidental these were the first of the dead sea scrolls, seven in all, and now no money on earth could buy them who sought in the heavens the constellation that heralded the birth of the christ child.
In 1947, or late 1946, the first batch of dead sea scrolls was found in a a young bedouin shepherd named muhammed ed-dib is usually.