Lev 20:24, 18:28–30

Name or Description

Dearing Fragment

Alleged Provenance

Identifications

4QLevb

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

Listed by Accordance

Collector(s)/Collection(s)

William Kando ? Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (Jan 2010)

Asking price

“That scroll fragment includes passages from chapters 18 and 20 concerning the laws of sexual morality, and carried a special price tag because of the text’s significance” (Bruce McCoy, SWBTS)

Purchase Price Dealer/Seller ➤ Collector/Buyer

“[a] family said it donated $500,000 for the purchase” (Estrin 2013)

Lines

4

Measurements in cm

2.5 x 6.5

Edition

Frg. Part of a Ms Edition

Sources

Loveless, Gary, and Stephanie. 2012. Dead Sea Scrolls and The Bible: Ancient Artifacts, Timeless Treasures. Forth Worth: Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

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