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The War of the Sons of Light against the Sons of Darkness Scroll (1QM)

The War of the Sons of Light against the Sons of Darkness Scroll (1QM)

The War of the Sons of Light against the Sons of Darkness Scroll (1QM)

Written in Hebrew

Parchment

H: 15-16; L: 279 cm

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Accession number:

96.84/210

Archaeology/Shrine of the Book

“On the day of calamity, the sons of light shall battle with the company of darkness amid the shouts of a mighty multitude and the clamor of gods and men to (make manifest) the might of God. And it shall be a time of [great] tribulation for the people which God shall redeem; of all its afflictions none shall be as this, from its sudden beginning until its end in eternal redemption.”

Exhibitions:

A Day at Qumran: The Dead Sea Sect and Its Scrolls, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2004

Archaeology and the Bible: From King David to the Dead Sea Scrolls, Musée Pointe à-Callière, Montréal, Ottawa, 18/06/2003 - 02/11/2003