You are hereHomeBARJuly/August 2002Searching for Essenes at Ein Gedi, Not Qumran A controversial ostracon may connect the site to the scrolls, but it does not contain the word “Essene.” See Frank Moore Cross and Esther Eshel, “The Missing Link,” BAR 24:02, and Ada Yardeni, “Breaking the Missing Link,” BAR 24:03. Join the BAS Library! Already a library member? Log in here. Institution user? Log in with your IP address.