Gen 36:7–16

Name or Description

4Q(?)GenMiniature (Elgvin 2016)

Alleged Provenance

“The remaining fragments [Gen 36:7–16; Gen 37:8; Num 16:2–5; Deut 32:5–9; 1 Sam 5:10–11; 1 Kgs 16:23–26; Jer 3:15–19] published in this volume came from a distinguished family collection, which was based in Lebanon c. 1965–69. It was moved to Europe in 1969 and kept in Zurich from 1993. Nearly all these fragments were purchased from the Bedouin between 1952 and 1956 and were also believed to come from Cave 4. I know the identity of the owners of this family collection, but the family asked me to be so kind as not to reveal it, which I hereby honour.”

(Schøyen 2016, 30)

Identifications

Listed by Emanuel Tov in his Revised Lists of the Texts from the Judaean Desert

Listed by Accordance

Collector(s)/Collection(s)

William Kando ? Schøyen Collection (2009)

Asking price

Purchase Price Dealer/Seller ➤ Collector/Buyer

Lines

8

Measurements in cm

3.4 x 2.2

Edition

Davis (2017, 164–84)
Elgvin and Davis (2016, 141–51)

Frg. Part of a Ms Edition

Sources

Davis, Kipp. “Memories of Amalek (4Q252 4:1–3): The Imprecatory Function of the Edomite Genealogy in the Dead Sea Scrolls.” Pages 164–84 in Is There a Text in this Cave? Studies in the Textuality of the Dead Sea Scrolls in Honour of George J. Brooke. Edited by Ariel Feldman, Maria Cioat? and Charlotte Hempel. STDJ 119. Leiden: Brill.

Elgvin, Torleif, and Kipp Davis. 2016. “MS 4612/4. 4Q(?)GenMiniature (Gen 36.7–16).” Pages 141–51 in Gleanings from the Caves: Dead Sea Scrolls and Artefacts from The Schøyen Collection. Edited by Torleif Elgvin, Kipp Davis and Michael Langlois. LSTS 71. London: Bloomsbury T&T Clark.

Schøyen, Martin. 2016. “Acquisition and Ownership History: A Personal Reflection.” Pages 27–32 in Gleanings from the Caves: Dead Sea Scrolls and Artefacts in The Schøyen Collection. Edited by Torleif Elgvin, Kipp Davis and Michael Langlois. LSTS 71. London: Bloomsbury T&T Clark.

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