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Kahil Iskander Shaheen, called Kando, in his East Jerusalem shop. How Kando acquired the Temple Scroll remains a mystery. While Yigael Yadin lived, he never revealed Kando’s identity. “I believe,” Yadin said, “there still might be another scroll or some fragments here or there.” Naming names, Yadin rationalized, would ruin his chances of getting more scrolls.