Farouk Hosni, Minister of Culture, announced today that the Egyptian team has finished their examination of a non-invasive CT scan of Tutankhamun’s mummy. Zahi Hawass, Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, states that there is no evidence that the young king was murdered. The scientific team, which reviewed over 17,000 images, was headed […]
A scientific project designed to determine whether a boat-shaped formation in eastern Turkey contains the remains of Noah’s Ark.
JERUSALEM – An ivory pomegranate long touted by scholars as the only relic from Solomon’s Temple is a forgery, the Israel Museum said Friday, as investigators said they had broken up several fake antiquity rings in a wide-ranging investigation. Indictments in that investigation are to be handed down next week, the officials said on condition […]
An ancient ivory pomegranate thought to be the only relic of King Solomon’s Temple is from a different period, the Israel Museum in Jerusalem has said. The museum had regarded the thumb-sized artefact, thought part of a sceptre, as one of its most precious possessions. However, Israeli experts conducting an investigation discovered the artefact was […]
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Douglas Preston’s new book entitled “Brimstone” just came out this month. It is an adventure/thriller novel about a series of strange murders that appear to have been done by the devil. FBI agent Pendergast and police officer D’Agosta must solve these seemingly supernatural crimes. The smell of “brimstone” is left behind at each crime scene, […]
Last year we began our work on the Noah’s Ark Museum Center located in the National Park visitors building at the Noah’s Ark site. We painted, we washed, installed carpet and drapes, repaired the roof…. doing everything we could to make the center ready for tourists. But because of the war in Iraq and the […]
While spending a week in Israel meeting with people in regards to our current project in Jerusalem, Jerry Bowen and I had an opportunity to spend 2 days at the Dead Sea exploring several of the ashen cities of the plain including Sodom, Gomorrah and Zoar. We found the usual brimstone (sulphur) and ash but […]