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Did Poo Problems Plague Dead Sea Scroll Sect?

New evidence concerning hygiene habits has come to light at Qumran, linking an ancient Jewish sect known as the Essenes to the Dead Sea Scrolls. One of the most mysterious religious elements in Judaea around the supposed time of Jesus, the Essenes’ relationship to the scrolls has been a matter of some controversy. Now, new […]

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