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They represent more than 1400 original documents, some complete or nearly complete (such as the Great Isaiah Scroll), but many quite fragmentary. Most of the scrolls are written on dried animal skins (parchment), and some of the larger ones stretch as long as 30 feet.
From 1991-2010 the Foundation supported the series Discoveries in the Judaean Desert (40 volumes, Oxford University Press).The scroll text is also discoverable via web search.If you search for a phrase from the scrolls, a link to that text within the scroll may surface in your search results.Five complete scrolls from the Israel Museum have been digitized for the project at this stage.
These offer critical insight into Jewish society in the Land of Israel during the Second Temple Period, the time of the birth of Christianity and Rabbinic Judaism.They saw several large pottery jars, most of them broken.