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(hereafter EGLev) 4 that warrants further attention. According to Yardeni, the closest parallels to the script of this scroll are found in the late first century or early second century CE , and thus she dates EGLev to this period. 5 While Yardeni’s consummate skill in analyzing Hebrew scripts is beyond

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-Gedi synagogue (EGLev), which Kugler and Baek discuss briefly in a footnote (9 n. 25), but do not fully incorporate into the book. Yardeni has dated this to the late first or early second century CE , but in an article in Textus I prefer a later date—probably from the third or fourth centuries—meaning that


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a 6.5 % probability that the scroll dates to the second century CE . On the other hand, D. Langacre, “Reconsidering the Date of the En-Gedi Leviticus Scroll (EGLev): Exploring the Limitations of the Comparative-Typological Paleographic Method,” Textus 27 (2018): 44–84 questions the paleographical