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48. Isa 26:19–27:1

Collection No.
dss02

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. 20a 1–5 by Eshel and Eshel 2005 → Tov 2010: 28. Tov (2010: 110) also seems to label this fragment X20 (XIsa)

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 f20a:1–5 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: $580,000 (William Noah & James Ferrell?)

Lines
5

Measurements in cm
? x 3.7 (?)

Image 1
Infrared (“Dead Sea Scroll Fragment - Isaiah Chapter 26:19-21” not dated.)

Image 2
Infrared (Ink & Blood n date)

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

Sources
Biondi, Lee. 2003. From the Dead Sea Scrolls to the Forbidden Book: A History of the Bible. Dallas.

“Dead Sea Scroll Fragment - Isaiah Chapter 26:19-21.” Not dated. Bruceferrini.com. http://www.bruceferrini.com/images/SCR1-deadseascroll-fragment.jpg.

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

Ink & Blood. No date. “Isaiah_Frag-hi.” https://web.archive.org/web/20060910104403/http:/www.inkandblood.com:80/wysiwyg-uploads/files/downloadable_graphics/Isaiah_Frag-hi.jpg.

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.