eleven caves clustered around Qumran, archaeologists and
Bedouin recovered the Dead Sea Scrolls. The caves are
numbered in the order in which they were discovered.
perches on a marl terrace on the northern edge of the
Wadi Qumran at the base of high limestone cliffs. The
site overlooks the Dead Sea thirteen miles east of Jerusalem.
The Mystery and Meaning of the Dead Sea Scrolls
by Hershel Shanks.