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Re: DSS Scribes

On Wed, 30 Oct 1996, Jim West wrote:

> Concerning the idea that there were a multitude of scribes responsible for
> the scrolls, has anyone actually done a handwriting analysis on the
> documents and demonstrated that they are from a variety of hands?

Golb, one of whose ineterests is paleography, analyzes the handwritings 
and declares the number of different hands to be "in the hundreds." I
haven't heard people objecting to this conclusion, even when they clearly
objected to the main thrust of Golb's argument.

	Best, Asia