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71. DSS F.155 Dan1

DSS F. No.
155

DSS F. Name
Dan1

Collection No.
APU5

Alleged Provenance
“Found at Qumran, on the Dead Sea, in Cave 4, some time between 1952 and 1956. The fragment itself dates between 50 BC - AD 68 (the Roman destruction of Qumran)” (cited by Davila 2009]

Collector(s)/Collection(s)
Michael R. Thompson – Lee Biondi ? Azusa Pacific University (Aug 2009)

Asking price
Feb 2009: $275,000 (Michael R. Thompson, Booksellers) [PaleoJudaica.com]

Purchase Price
Dealer/Seller ➤ Collector/Buyer
2009: $1,38 million (total price of fragments APU1–5) [Davis 2017, 237 n.22] William Kando ? Lee Biondi ? Azusa Pacific University [Estrin 2013]

Lines
5

Sources
Davila, James R. 2009. “Dead Sea Scrolls Fragments for Sale.” PaleoJudaica.com, 2 February. https://paleojudaica.blogspot.com/2009/02/dead-sea-scrolls-fragments-for-sale-by.html

Davis, Kipp. 2017. “Cave of Dispute: Patterns of Correspondence and Suspicion in the Post-2002 ‘Dead Sea Scrolls’ Fragments.” DSD 24.2 (2017): 229–70.

Estrin, Daniel. 2013. "Dead Sea Scroll Fragments to Hit the Auction Block." The Times of Israel 25 May.