Les Grottes De Murabbaat (Discoveries in the Judaean Desert, Volume II [Plate Volume only]

Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, 1960. First edition. 4to, unpaginated (fifty-seven); 173 illustrations from photographs. Light wear to edges of covers, else a very good copy in a worn dust jacket. The plate volume only; a photographic catalogue of the texts - in Greek, Latin, Arabic, Hebrew and Aramaic and dating from the 2nd century - and fragments found in the caves of Wadi Murabba'at in 1952. The discovery included writings by the insurgent leader Ar Kokhba who played a role in the second Jewish revolt against Rome. Item #008416

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