4Q240 ( or 4QCanta) is believed to be a commentary (or pesher) on the Song of Songs, also known as 'Canticles'. Written in Hebrew, it was found in Cave 4 at Qumran in Israel and comprises part of the Dead Sea Scrolls. [http://www.nationmaster.com/encyclopedia/4Q107] From its palaeography (script) it has been identified as being early-Herodian.

External links

* [http://www.bib-arch.org/online-exclusives/dead-sea-scrolls-05.asp?CaveID=4 4Q240 in Biblical Archaeology Review]

ee also

*Dead Sea Scrolls
*Tanakh at Qumran

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