Gallery Talks, Lectures and Events
A Day at Qumran: The Dead Sea Sect and Its ScrollsJune 27, 1997-Unspecified
Location: Unspecified location
Media: Scroll fragments, sundials, agricultural tools, phylacteries and other objects
The exhibition, A Day at Qumran: The Dead Sea Sect and Its Scrolls documented a day in the life of the Qumran secterians from sunrise to sunset to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the dramatic discovery of these ancient scrolls. Among the objects on display were a unique sundial, agricultural tools, and phylacteries, as well as newly exhibited fragments of scrolls.