Ferrini's most valuable items, including Dead Sea Scroll fragments, were not in the auction. Ownership is still in dispute and is likely to be settled in court, Haley said.Thanks to Stephen Goranson for sending me this announcement.
Other rarities withheld from the auction include fragments of the Book of Exodus and papyrus fragments of the Gospel of Judas, which purports to record conversations between Jesus and Judas Iscariot in the last week of their lives.
Friday, March 21, 2008
Ferrini Auction Report
Today in The Plain Dealer, the Ohio newspaper, it was reported that the Ferrini auction has taken place. As for the missing Tchacos Codex pages and the Dead Sea Scroll fragments: