Presumably spurred by BBC coverage of the topic (the BBC web site has particularly clear photos of the lead codices, but almost entirely without letters or text, and this is presumably intentional), the blogosphere has been buzzing with posts on this topic.
Larry Hurtado says “Chill, dude.” (No, seriously, he does!)
Andrew Perriman views this as an earlier thought experiment possibly become reality.
Coptic News and Archive cites the Bedouin owner of the books, who claims they were in his family’s possession for more than a century and not smuggled out of Jordan.
Peter Kirk shares links, excerpts and a few thoughts, as does Richard Hall.
A few of the images that have been made available have letters on them. Can we please get the best minds in the biblioblogosphere, with skills in epigraphy and paleo-Hebrew script, working on providing an initial transcription? It might help us have more productive and interesting discussions, as we wait for further information.
Of related interest, James Tabor has officially announced excavations at Suba this summer. Who knows – this could be your opportunity to be part of an important discovery!