Allegro (Manchester) Photographs

The photographs were digitised as part of the DQCAAS project, and all labelling corresponds to what was published by George Brooke and Helen Bond, The Qumran Allegro Photograph Collection (Leiden: Brill, 1996). Their accompanying book explains each image.

The collection consists of 1470 photographs associated with Khirbet Qumran, the Dead Sea Scrolls, and nearby sites, and is divided into different categories: A. Archaeology; B. Biography; C. Copper Scroll and D. Documents.

These photographic images are provided in low resolution (0.72 dpi) by request of Manchester Museum, and may be used for teaching, or non-commercial purposes, subject to the acknowledgement of permissions from the Allegro estate, with courtesy of Manchester Museum. The University of Manchester. For high resolution images, and all other reproduction requests, please contact The University of Manchester directly at

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