The Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered in eleven caves along the northwest shore of the Dead Sea between the years 19.
The area is 13 miles east of Jerusalem and is 1300 feet below sea level.
The date for when the book of Daniel was written is somewhat controversial.
For conservative Christians, the earliest date is about 530 BCE.
The manuscripts also include uncanonized sectarian books, letters and commercial documents, written on papyrus and parchment.