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RE: orion-list Qumran skeletons/gender

if that is the case, what kind of statistics do we have for the burial
attached to the settlement. Also male graves might be bedouin.


> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Steven Fraade [SMTP:steven.fraade@yale.edu]
> Sent:	Wednesday, 01 December, 1999 15:37
> To:	'orion@mscc.huji.ac.il'
> Subject:	Re: orion-list Qumran skeletons/gender
> Others may wish to confirm or correct this, but my recollection is that
> Joe Zias argued that the skeletons of women and children at the cemetery
> were of recent (within the last 200 years) burial, presumably by local
> bedouin, an hence had nothing to do with the ancient Qumran settlement.
> Steven Fraade

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