Wednesday, September 21, 2011

2000 Years Of Biblical Burial Box Reveals Little About The Death Of Jesus

Rare inscriptions on a burial box 2000 years may shed new light on the death of Jesus Christ, the researchers said.
Called an ossuary, a box of chalk shows Caiaphas, the high priest involved in the crucifixion of Jesus. The Israel Antiquities Authority, who confiscated the ossuary thieves three years ago, he then Professor Yuval Goren of Tel Aviv University Institute of Archaeology who led the efforts of authentication.

"Without a doubt, that writing is authentic," Gore said, after conducting a thorough investigation of the limestone box, which boasts a decorative rosettes, as well subscribe.

Goren results imply the inclusion unusually descriptive sheds light on one of the men behind the death of Jesus. Registration complete reads: "Miriam, the daughter of Yeshua Caiaphus Sun, pastor of Beth Maaziah Imri," naming the deceased in three generations and a possible location.

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