Qumran where the famous Dead sea Scrols where discovered in 1947 which were written 2000 years ago by jewish group called the Essenes.
A ritual bath pool in the Essenes community centre one of the archaeological find to show that the site was inhabited by jewish group.
A dinning room was found in the Essenes community centre with drinking vessels, plates, food bowls and a storage area.
Cave number 4 contained 10,000 manuscripts or fragments. Every book of our contemporary bible was represented except the book of Ester.