Skip to comments.Rare clay sarcophagus found in Israel alongside Seti I scarab seal ring
Posted on 04/09/2014 9:02:37 PM PDT by blueplum
Archaeologists unearth 3,300-year-old coffin at Tel Shadud thought to hold Canaanite official in service of Egyptian pharaoh
Found alongside the new sarcophagus was a scarab seal ring encased in gold, carved with the name of Pharaoh Seti I, who ruled ancient Egypt in the 13th century BC.
Seti I conquered the region of today's Israel in the first year of his reign in order to secure Egyptian trade routes and collect taxes for Egypt, said Ron Beeri, an archaeologist who participated in the dig. The man buried in the sarcophagus might have been a tax collector for the pharaoh, Beeri added.
Seti I was the father of Ramses II, often identified as the pharaoh in the biblical story of the Israelite exodus, though Beeri said there was no historical evidence to support that.
DNA tests may be conducted to determine if the man in the sarcophagus was Canaanite or Egyptian, Beeri said.
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Silly Jews. If only the “Palestinians” from Jordan controlled this land these artifacts would be properly preserved! When will the Jews STOP creating museums, schools, inventions, etc. and get back to the business of dying?
After all, everybody knows the rightful owners of the MiddleEast may well have played a part, after looking at Asian models, in creating some of the fundamental theories of Algebra. And they have London and Paris. Why should they NOT exterminate the heathen and rule the world?
This is a really cool find.
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The “Metro” desktop is just a mouse-click driven version of the old Radio Shack interface, and it blew back then too.
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