One scroll, whose replica was shown to the cameras, is apparently a dirge written for an important person whose identity has not been determined.
“Where has he gone?” read the text. ”His family members are now alone.”
Besides the song of mourning other texts said to be found include an unknown history of the ancient kingdom of Judea, passages from the book of Isaiah and some of the works of Rabbi Saadia Gaon, a medieval sage.
Read more about this discovery.
Here is the link: Ancient Jewish Scrolls Found in Afghanistan
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Topics: Archaeology, Ancient Jewish Scrolls, Ehud Yeari, Haggai Ben-Shammai, Geniza, Shmuel Bar Yosef
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