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To: Varda

I wish they would have given more details to the various finds or how to learn more!


12 posted on 09/26/2004 10:42:52 AM PDT by restornu (NYC is the home of Conservative Talk Radio Arbitron rates WABC # ONE in the Nation))
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Inscription by Pontius Pilate

It wasn't long ago when many scholars were questioning the actual existence of a Roman Governor with the name Pontius Pilate, the procurator who ordered Jesus' crucifixion. In June 1961 Italian archaeologists led by Dr. Frova were excavating an ancient Roman amphitheatre near Caesarea-on-the-Sea (Maritima) and uncovered this interesting limestone block. On the face is a monumental inscription which is part of a larger dedication to Tiberius Caesar which clearly says that it was from "Pontius Pilate, Prefect of Judea."

It reads:
http://www.bible-history.com/empires/pilate.html


13 posted on 09/26/2004 10:48:04 AM PDT by restornu (NYC is the home of Conservative Talk Radio Arbitron rates WABC # ONE in the Nation))
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To: restornu

I'm a subscriber to Biblical Archaeology Review. The story of the James Ossuary seems like something out of fiction. I love archaeology but unfortunately it sometimes has political consequences.

The following links to Biblical Archaeology Review's list of ossuary articles.
http://www.bib-arch.org/bswbOOossuary.html


14 posted on 09/26/2004 11:58:42 AM PDT by Varda
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