That in and of itself is amazing that a book could survive in those conditions for over 1000 years, but the man who discovered it was operating a backhoe when he spotted it in the freshly excavate dirt.
But that is not the most amazing part, some would say it was merely a coincidence. the book was opened to the 83rd Psalm:
1 Do not keep silent, O God!
Do not hold Your peace,
And do not be still, O God!
2 For behold, Your enemies make a tumult;
And those who hate You have lifted up their head.
3 They have taken crafty counsel against Your people,
And consulted together against Your sheltered ones.
4 They have said, ďCome, and let us cut them off from being a nation,
That the name of Israel may be remembered no more.Ē
5 For they have consulted together with one consent;
They form a confederacy against You: