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47. Isa 24:16–17

Collection No.
dss04

Alleged Provenance
“These fragments [Gen 13:1–3; Words from Genesis 22; Isa 24:16–17; Isa 26:19–27:1; 1 En. 8:4–9:1] that came to Europe in the beginning of the sixties were in Lebanon with Mr. Moussa Al-Tawil for safekeeping”.

(Statement signed by William Kando, quoted by Tigchelaar 2017, 176)

Wrongly Identified as ([by])
4Q56 (Isab) frg. 16a 1–2 by Eshel and Eshel 2005

Emanuel Tov, Revised Lists of the Texts from the Judaean Desert (Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2010)
4Q56 (Isab) (p. 28). Tov also seems to label this fragment X20 (Xisa; p. 110)

Accordance
4Q56 f16a:1–2 in DSSB-C and DSSB-M

Collector(s)/Collection(s)
William Kando → Lee Biondi & Bruce Ferrini † ➤ William Noah (June 2004)

Asking price
2003: $250,000 for 4 frgs: Gen 13:1–3; “Genesis 22”; Isa 24:16–17; Isa 26:19–27:1 (William Kando) 2004: $470,000 (William Noah & James Ferrell?)

Lines
2

Measurements in cm
? x 2.7 (?)

Image 1
Colour (Ink & Blood 2013)

Edition
“New Fragments from Qumran: 4QGenf, 4QIsab, 4Q226, 8QGen, and XQpapEnoch” by Esther and Hanan Eshel (2005)

Academic Publication
“Notes on the Three Qumran-Type Yadin Fragments Leading to a Discussion of Identification, Attribution, Provenance, and Names” by Eibert Tigchelaar (2012, 198–214)

Sources
Eshhel, Esther and Hanan Eshel. 2005. “New Fragments from Qumran: 4QGenf, 4QIsab, 4Q226, 8QGen, and XQpapEnoch.” DSD 12.

Ink & Blood. 2013. “Dead Sea Scroll Isaiah Fragment.”

Noah, William H. 2005. Ink & Blood: From the Dead Sea Scrolls to the English Bible. Murfreesboro, ACO.

Tigchelaar, Eibert. 2012. “Notes on the Three Qumran-Type Yadin Fragments Leading to a Discussion of Identification, Attribution, Provenance, and Names.” DSD 19: 198–214.

Tigchelaar, Eibert. 2017. “A Provisional List of Unprovenanced, Twenty-First Century, Dead Sea Scrolls-like Fragments.” DSD 24: 173–88, at 183.

Tigchelaar, Eibert. 2019. “Identification of 4Q56 (4QIsab) Fragments.” RevQ 31: 275–81.