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Re: orion The Diverse Cemetery of Qumran - afterthought

> Why the diversity in the cemetery of Qumran?
> The Temple Scroll states that every cemetery was to contain the dead
> from four settlements.
> "For you shall set apart places within your land (in) which you shall
> bury your dead; between four cities you shall allot a place to bury
> them." 1QTa XLVIII 12-14
> The Qumran cemetery (as all others) by law (if the Temple Scroll should
> be taken seriously) needed to include the deceased from three other
> settlements. Some were likely a longer distance away than others.

Are there any other references to this four-settlement rule outside 
the TS?
Dave Washburn
"Now I have $2736.15.  Every time I count my $500,
I get a different amount."