Thursday, May 10, 2007

King Herod's Sarcophagus

The SBL Forum at the SBL-Site is posting breaking developments in the story of the announced discovery of King Herod's tomb. Click here. Below is a picture of the remains of King Herod's sarcophagus from the site:



Not much left of it, eh? According to the Forum article, "The sarcophagus had apparently been deliberately broken into hundreds of pieces, probably during the first Jewish revolt against the Romans."
N.B. Dr. Kevin Wilson has several helpful posts on the significance of this find. For his most recent post, click here.

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