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8. DSS F.103 Exod3

DSS F. No.

DSS F. Name

Collection No.
MS 4612/2a

Alleged Provenance
1. Community of the Essenes, Qumran (ca. 30 BC/20 AD–68 AD); 2. Qumran Cave 4 (68–1952); 3. Khalil Iskander Shahin (“Kando”), Bethlehem (1952–65), Lebanon (1965–69), Zürich (1969-93); 4. Private collection, Switzerland (1993–2001)

(Schøyen not dated)

Wrongly Identified as ([by])
4Q14 (Exodc) frg. 1a 1–3 (Eshel and Eshel 2007)

Emanuel Tov, Revised Lists of the Texts from the Judaean Desert (Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2010)
4Q14 (Exodc) probable identification at pp. 22–23

4Q14 f1a:1–3 in DSSB-C and DSSB-M

William Kando ➤ Schøyen Collection (2003–4)


Measurements in cm
2.5 x 2.3

Davis, Kipp, Ira Rabin, Ines Feldman, Myriam Krutzsch, Hasia Rimon, Årstein Justnes, Torleif Elgvin and Michael Langlois. 2017. “Nine Dubious ‘Dead Sea Scrolls’ Fragments from the Twenty-First Century.” DSD 24: 189–228, see esp. 202–5.

Eshel, Esther, and Hanan Eshel. 2007. “A Preliminary Report on Seven New Fragments from Qumran.” Meghillot 5–6:271–78, at 272–74.

Lange, Armin. Handbuch der Textfunde vom Totem Meer. Vol. 1 of Die Handschriften biblischer Bücher von Qumran und den anderen Fundorten. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2009: 59-60

Schøyen, Martin. Not dated. The Schøyen Collection: Short Description Catalogue – Dead Sea Scroll material.