Jodi Magness writing in her pottery notebook

In the first of a series featuring interviews with leading scholars in the study of the ancient world, Christian Cloke sits down with Professor Jodi Magness of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill to discuss her research on Qumran, past and present fieldwork at sites like Yotvata (a Roman fort in southern Israel) and Huqoq (a village and synagogue site in Galilee), and learn about eating donkey and camel in the desert.

For more on Professor Magness, see her website: http://jodimagness.org/

To read more about the Dead Sea Scrolls online, visit the Digital Dead Sea Scrolls Project: http://dss.collections.imj.org.il/

Produced and recorded by Christian Cloke; featuring Vivaldi's Gloria.