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Documenta: Ivory Pomegranate

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Some say that giant humans are too incredible to have been real and that the Bible's references to them are fiction. However, many extra-biblical records corroborate the existence of giants, including accounts from early explorers like Magellan & ancient texts like the Babylonian Epic of Gilgamesh, the Hebrew Book of Enoch, and the Book of Giants. Now, a mummy skeleton found in Peru looks like a giant toddler. If that is what it is, then it adds more weight to the idea that giants were real.

Some say that giant humans are too incredible to have been real and that the Bible's references to them are fiction. However, many extra-biblical records corroborate the existence of giants, including accounts from early explorers like Magellan & ancient texts like the Babylonian Epic of Gilgamesh, the Hebrew Book of Enoch, and the Book of Giants. Now, a mummy skeleton found in Peru looks like a giant toddler. If that is what it is, then it adds more weight to the idea that giants were real.

What lies beneath....  the Easter Island heads

What lies beneath.... the Easter Island heads

Juglet in the shape of a horned animal Tur'an Middle Canaanite period, first half of the 2nd millennium BCE Pottery H: 20; W: 9 cm Israel Antiquities Authority

Juglet in the shape of a horned animal Tur'an Middle Canaanite period, first half of the 2nd millennium BCE Pottery H: 20; W: 9 cm Israel Antiquities Authority

During the First Jewish Revolt against Rome (66–70 C.E.), which ended with the destruction of the Temple, Jews minted their own coins dated to the first, second, third, fourth and, more rarely, even fifth year of the revolt. In other words, dating began with the beginning of the revolt. Many of the coins also bore legends like “Jerusalem the Holy” or “Freedom of Zion.”

During the First Jewish Revolt against Rome (66–70 C.E.), which ended with the destruction of the Temple, Jews minted their own coins dated to the first, second, third, fourth and, more rarely, even fifth year of the revolt. In other words, dating began with the beginning of the revolt. Many of the coins also bore legends like “Jerusalem the Holy” or “Freedom of Zion.”

Rare Treasure Trove of Ancient Jewelry was found at the ancient ruins of Megiddo.  Offering a rare glimpse into ancient Canaanite high society, the 3,000-year-old jewelry was found inside a ceramic vessel, suggesting the owner hid them before fleeing.    source: http://www.blog-id.info/news/rare-treasure-trove-of-ancient-jewelry-was-found#ixzz24zkB0u4G

Rare Treasure Trove of Ancient Jewelry was found at the ancient ruins of Megiddo. Offering a rare glimpse into ancient Canaanite high society, the 3,000-year-old jewelry was found inside a ceramic vessel, suggesting the owner hid them before fleeing. source: http://www.blog-id.info/news/rare-treasure-trove-of-ancient-jewelry-was-found#ixzz24zkB0u4G

An Extremely Rare Holy Land Oil Lamp    From Israel, late Roman to Byzantine period, Obtained by Christians during their pilgrimage as a souvenir of their trek. Typical form and decoration on one side, but inscribed in ancient Greek text on the other in retrograde. Shows a cross symbol and the text "Christ, Our Lord, keep me safe. 3-7/8"L x 1-5/8"H.     Provenance: Ex-private Texas collection.

An Extremely Rare Holy Land Oil Lamp From Israel, late Roman to Byzantine period, Obtained by Christians during their pilgrimage as a souvenir of their trek. Typical form and decoration on one side, but inscribed in ancient Greek text on the other in retrograde. Shows a cross symbol and the text "Christ, Our Lord, keep me safe. 3-7/8"L x 1-5/8"H. Provenance: Ex-private Texas collection.

Biblical Ancient Holy Land Jerusalem Pottery Clay Jug Vase David Star & Menorah

Biblical Ancient Holy Land Jerusalem Pottery Clay Jug Vase David Star & Menorah

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The heel bone of Yehohanan Ben Hagkol (John son of Hagkol) pierced by a long nail. Found in an ossuary near Jerusalem in 1968, this bone is the only incontrovertible physical evidence of a crucifixion. At the time of his death, dated between 50 and 70 CE, Yehohanan was between 24 and 28 years old, was around 5.7 feet tall and was in good health. The crime for which he was crucified is not known.

The heel bone of Yehohanan Ben Hagkol (John son of Hagkol) pierced by a long nail. Found in an ossuary near Jerusalem in 1968, this bone is the only incontrovertible physical evidence of a crucifixion. At the time of his death, dated between 50 and 70 CE, Yehohanan was between 24 and 28 years old, was around 5.7 feet tall and was in good health. The crime for which he was crucified is not known.

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