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Qumran Offers Look at Legacy of Scrolls

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/travel/article/qumran_offers_look_at_legacy_of_scrolls_20051118

Archaeologists believe the Essenes were highly concerned with maintaining their ritual purity and bathed at least twice a day. An aqueduct system caught water from the hills above and channeled it into an elaborate series of mikvahs, or ritual baths.

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