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65. 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).

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 (?)

Edition
Eshel and Eshel 2005

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

Eshel, Esther and Hanan Eshel. 2005. “New Fragments from Qumran: 4QGenf, 4QIsab, 4Q226, 8QGen, and XQpapEnoch.” DSD 12: 134–57.

Ink & Blood. No date. “Isaiah_Frag-hi

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, see 183.