The Temple scroll is the thinnest of the Dead Sea Scrolls. Discovered in 1956, it contains God’s instructions on how to run the Temple. Credit: The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
“This exciting excavation is the closest we’ve come to discovering new Dead Sea scrolls in 60 years. Until now, it was accepted that Dead Sea scrolls were found only in 11 caves at Qumran, but now there is no doubt that this is the 12th cave,” said Dr. Oren Gutfeld, an archaeologist at the Hebrew University’s Institute of Archaeology and director of the excavation.
“This is one of the most exciting archaeological discoveries, and the most important in the last 60 years, in the caves of Qumran.”
-Dov Smith, February 8, 2017
“Hebrew University archaeologists find 12th Dead Sea Scrolls cave”
Martin Fields wasn’t at the press conference, but he did read this and other news reports about the remarkable discovery.
Actually, he wasn’t all that impressed, but Isis was.
Malcolm McDowell as H.G. Wells in the 1979 film “Time After Time
“The Temporal Event Indicator’s lighting up. Looks like we have another trip in our near future.”
“Or our far past, Josue.”
Wyatt Ellison walked over next to where his partner Josue Hunter was gazing down at the screen of the Indicator. It actually wasn’t a screen in a conventional sense. Both men were looking at a holographic projection inside a spherical depression about the size of a bowling ball (and they were among a very small group who still knew what a bowling ball was) set in a table top.
“The Sky Disc of Nebra, Hunter mused. “We can’t actually let these two morons find it.”
“That’s our job. Suppress revolutionary discoveries that would take the course of this time line on a different trajectory, Josue.”