What’s inside? Sealed jar discovered at Qumran – site of Dead Sea Scrolls
|Qumran was occupied between 100 BC - AD 70.|
The sealed pot was found 50 meters south of it.
Photo by James Emery, CC Attribution 2.0 Generic
Pictures of the jar are published in the journal article. The rights to them appear to be held by the excavation group and a request to have them republished on this website was not granted as of press time.
“The intact jar, named Jar-35, was sealed with an overturned bowl fastened as a lid,” Rasmussen’s team writes. “When the lid was lifted and a camera lowered into the interior, a deposit up to 3 cm thick was discovered lining the bottom and the sides.”