10 facts about the Dead Sea Scrolls

Published: Wednesday, April 17 2013 1:43 p.m. MDT

Associated Press
The Dead Sea Scrolls: Life and Faith in Ancient Times exhibit at The Leonardo will give visitors the chance to see the largest collection of scrolls and Holy Land artifacts ever assembled outside of Israel.

Here are some interesting facts about the Dead Sea Scrolls.

Related: From Israel to Salt Lake City: Inside the journey of the Dead Sea Scrolls

>> Two men stand on the foundations of the ancient Khirbet Qumran ruins which lie on the northwestern shore of the Dead Sea in Jordan, Jan. 14, 1957. The ruins are above the caves in which the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered in 1947. In the background are the Hills of Moab with the Dead Sea below.
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MHughes
Salt Lake City, UT

Fragments of the Book of Nehemiah have been found among the Dead Sea Scrolls. There was an article on the Biblical Archaeology Review website about it on May 15th 2012.

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