Other options include a possible algae bloom due to mixing the two bodies of water, which might turn the Dead Sea a brilliant red color on a permanent basis. The cemetery was only partially excavated. A few thousand people return year after year. A recently-published essay claims that the graves of the women and children are not from the Second Temple era but Bedouin graves from recent generations. In the north, Israel will sell water to Jordan, in the south, Israel will buy water from Jordan. Nevertheless, women and children did participate in one event.
Some Christian and Jewish sources, said Brooten, disavowed same-sex marriage as an Egyptian practice.
Israel to pump nearly $120m into Dead Sea communities facing sinkholes
As we know from other places in the Qumran literature, twenty was the age of maturity, when a young man passed from the status of a child or youth to that of adult. Researchers are divided in their interpretations of the finds and the difficulties they raise regarding the theory that there were no women or families in Qumran. Garb was one of the consultants to the World Bank study in examining the viability of the Red-Dead conveyance project. The Dead Sea is salty anyway; what could a bit more saltwater hurt? E-mail The content of this field is kept private and will not be shown publicly.