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Re: orion half-shekel Temple tax



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Stephen Goranson wrote:

>         One possible answer: they held the money, awaiting a renewed
> Temple. Similarly, the copper scroll, IMO, lists money and objects for
> the
> temple (eventually), not from it.

    22 *TONS* of gold and silver, Stephen?  Isn't is more likely, *if*
the
Copper Scroll is from the same origin and context as the rest of the
cache,
that they were just the caretakers of the scroll?  Or perhaps two of
them
that must be used together to "decodify" the caches?

Jack

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