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Copper Scroll
Excerpt from the Lexham Bible Dictionary, the most advanced Bible dictionary.
. Thinly rolled metal sheets of copper discovered among the Dead Sea Scrolls; engraved with a list of directions to hidden treasure across Judaea and Galilee. Also known as “Copper Plaque,” “Copper Rolls,” and occasionally “Bronze Scrolls.”
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Copper Scroll
Copper Scroll (3Q15 = 3QTreasure). Thinly rolled metal sheets of copper discovered among the Dead Sea Scrolls; engraved with a list of directions to hidden treasure across Judaea and Galilee. Also known as “Copper Plaque,” “Copper Rolls,” and occasionally “Bronze Scrolls.”
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Copper Scroll
COPPER SCROLL (3Q15). In March 1952 a team of archaeologists discovered in Qumran Cave 3 a scroll engraved on two copper sheets which had originally formed one whole 2.40 × 0.30 m in size (de Vaux 1953: 85–86). In 1955/56 H. W. Baker (1956) at Manchester University in England solved the difficult task
Dictionary of New Testament Background
Copper Scroll
COPPER SCROLL (3Q15)One of the most enigmatic of the Dead Sea Scrolls, the Copper Scroll is a list of buried treasure inscribed in Hebrew on three copper sheets, originally riveted together to form a single metal scroll. When it was discovered in 1952 in Cave 3 (2 km north of Qumran), the copper was
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
Copper Scroll
A copy of a section of the Copper Scroll that has been unrolled.Copper Scroll. Title given to 3Q15, a scroll engraved on two copper sheets and discovered in 1952 in Qumran Cave 3 (see Dead Sea Scrolls). This somewhat mysterious document consists of a list of hiding places where the Qumranites had
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
COPPER SCROLL
COPPER SCROLL. One of the most enigmatic of the DEAD SEA SCROLLS, the Copper Scroll (3Q15) is a list of buried treasure inscribed in Hebrew on three copper sheets, originally riveted together to form a single metal scroll. When it was discovered in 1952 in Cave 3 (2 km north of QUMRAN), the copper was