Archaeologists Found the Mother Lode of The Ancient Dead Sea Scrolls

While searching for the incredibly mythical Dead Sea Scrolls manuscripts, the archeologists in charge accidentally found themselves 2,000-year-old pottery that has never before been spotted by any other archeologists out there.

As we all know, the Dead Sea Scrolls mythos began in 1947 when a young Bedouin goat herder entered a nearby cavern to rest in.

This is where they stumbled upon one of the biggest archaeological discoveries of all time, seven manuscripts were written in ancient Hebrew which were later on regarded as the first of the infamous Dead Sea Scrolls.

This is where it began, and ever since then, archeologists have been looking for more manuscripts everywhere, finding them once in a while preserving the bit of history they share with the world in museums across the globe.

So, as you might have guessed by now there were rumors circulating around that a new set of caves were discovered near Qumran that were supposedly ancient enough to contain such artifacts inside.

The caves that were later on known as 53b and 53c were the home of the Dead Sea Scrolls alright, but what they didn’t expect was the extra bit of dough they stumbled upon inside.

An extremely rare bronze cooking pot as well as an ancient oil lamp were picked up from the same general area as the supposed Dead Sea Scrolls, which is believed to be coming from around 100-15 BC.

Other bits of finding were discovered in the caves, including store jars, flasks, cups and even cooking pots, fragments of woven textiles, braided ropes, and strings.

This was a huge haul and one that they definitely weren’t expecting to come across, to say the least.

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