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Documents in caves. Was- Re: 4Q forgery?
To David Crowder, who wrote:
> And recounting the very first telling of the discovery, Trever quotes Rev.
>Salmi (Sowmy) : "It seems some Bedouin had found the scrolls in a jar, sealed
>with potshards in a cave south of Kallia about 7 km ... This all happened 40
>YEARS OR SO AGO [emphasis mine] in the time of another bishop.
Can I take this as actually yet another attestation for a trend of placing
documents in caves? Add it to the line that starts with Eusebius's note,
then the Nestorian letter, and the finds at Qumran? ie Qumran displays a
trend, not sets it?