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Gulungan Naskah Laut Mati Usia 2.000 Tahun Ditemukan di Israel

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Rabu, 17 Mar 2021 18:30 WIB

Israel - Israel menemukan puluhan potongan Gulungan Naskah Laut Mati (Dead Sea Scroll) Alkitab yang berasal sekitar 2.000 tahun lalu.

Israel Antiquities Authority conservator Tanya Bitler shows newly discovered Dead Sea Scroll fragments at the Dead Sea scrolls conservation lab in Jerusalem, Tuesday, March 16, 2021. Israeli archaeologists on Tuesday announced the discovery of dozens of new Dead Sea Scroll fragments bearing a biblical text found in a desert cave and believed hidden during a Jewish revolt against Rome nearly 1,900 years ago. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

Gulungan Laut Mati asli adalah serangkaian naskah kuno yang ditemukan pada tahun 1940-an dan 1950-an yang diyakini berasal dari abad ketiga SM dan abad pertama M. Hal tersebut termasuk salinan paling awal dari teks-teks alkitabiah tertentu.  

Israel Antiquities Authority conservator Tanya Bitler shows newly discovered Dead Sea Scroll fragments at the Dead Sea scrolls conservation lab in Jerusalem, Tuesday, March 16, 2021. Israeli archaeologists on Tuesday announced the discovery of dozens of new Dead Sea Scroll fragments bearing a biblical text found in a desert cave and believed hidden during a Jewish revolt against Rome nearly 1,900 years ago. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

Gulungan itu ditemukan oleh Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) di sebuah gua yang terkenal sebagai situs arkeologi, Cave of Horrors, di Gurun Yudea. Kawasan itu membentang di bagian selatan Israel dan Tepi Barat.  

Israel Antiquities Authority conservator Tanya Bitler shows newly discovered Dead Sea Scroll fragments at the Dead Sea scrolls conservation lab in Jerusalem, Tuesday, March 16, 2021. Israeli archaeologists on Tuesday announced the discovery of dozens of new Dead Sea Scroll fragments bearing a biblical text found in a desert cave and believed hidden during a Jewish revolt against Rome nearly 1,900 years ago. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

Puluhan potongan Alkitab itu ditemukan dalam keadaan diawetkan secara sempurna.  

Israel Antiquities Authority conservator Tanya Bitler shows newly discovered Dead Sea Scroll fragments at the Dead Sea scrolls conservation lab in Jerusalem, Tuesday, March 16, 2021. Israeli archaeologists on Tuesday announced the discovery of dozens of new Dead Sea Scroll fragments bearing a biblical text found in a desert cave and believed hidden during a Jewish revolt against Rome nearly 1,900 years ago. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

Di Cave of Horros itu para arkeolog menemukan pecahan gulungan dengan terjemahan Yunani dari Alkitab Ibrani.   

Israel Antiquities Authority conservator Tanya Bitler shows newly discovered Dead Sea Scroll fragments at the Dead Sea scrolls conservation lab in Jerusalem, Tuesday, March 16, 2021. Israeli archaeologists on Tuesday announced the discovery of dozens of new Dead Sea Scroll fragments bearing a biblical text found in a desert cave and believed hidden during a Jewish revolt against Rome nearly 1,900 years ago. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

Ini merupakan penemuan terbesar dalam sejarah sejak penemuan Dead Sea Scroll pertama pada awal 1960-an.  

Gulungan Naskah Laut Mati Usia 2.000 Tahun Ditemukan di Israel
Gulungan Naskah Laut Mati Usia 2.000 Tahun Ditemukan di Israel
Gulungan Naskah Laut Mati Usia 2.000 Tahun Ditemukan di Israel
Gulungan Naskah Laut Mati Usia 2.000 Tahun Ditemukan di Israel
Gulungan Naskah Laut Mati Usia 2.000 Tahun Ditemukan di Israel