Jer 24:6–7 [Eshel and Eshel 2007] Jer 48:29–31 [Puech?; Charlesworth 2010]

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Alleged Provenance

“… [William] Noah acquired two fragments in Ferrini’s possession that belonged to the Kandos: a tiny portion of the Book of Jeremiah, and a small fragment of rabbinic commentary about the Book of Genesis. “’Dead Sea cornflakes’ we used to call them, they were so small,” Noah says.
Noah attempted to return the fragments to the Kando family, but the Kandos instead agreed to sell the fragments at a discount to Noah and Sharpe” [Greshko 2020, revised version of article].


4Q72 (Jerc) frg. 21a 1–3 by Eshel and Eshel 2007

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

4Q72 (Jerc) p. 29

Listed by Accordance

4Q72 f21a:1–3 in DSSB-C and DSSB-M


William Kando → Lee Biondi & Bruce Ferrini † ➤ William Noah (June 2004) Michael Sharpe → Foundation on Judaism and Christian Origins

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Measurements in cm

2.0 x 1.7


Eshel and Eshel 2007

Frg. Part of a Ms Edition


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

Charlesworth, James. H. 2010. “Jeremiah 48:29-31a [Provisional Research Report].” 1 May.

Michael Greshko. 2020, 13 March. “Exclusive: ‘Dead Sea Scrolls’ at the Museum of the Bible Are All Forgeries.” National Geographic..

Langlois, Michael. 2019. “The Book of Jeremiah’s Redaction History in Light of Its Oldest Manuscripts.” Pages 21–24 in Jeremiah in History and Tradition. Edited by Jim West and Niels Peter Lemche. Copenhagen International Seminar. New York, NY: Routledge.

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