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One more nail in the Ossuary

One more nail in the Ossuary
The Third Princeton Symposium on Judaism and Christian Origins: Jewish Views of the After Life and Burial Practices in Second Temple Judaism: Evaluating the Talpiot Tomb in Contex… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/one-more-nail-ossuary/

Nuances of certitude

Nuances of certitude
Splitting some rather significant hairs In the film The Lost Tomb of Jesus Prof. Frank Moore Cross of Harvard University makes the following statement: "There’s an X here befo… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/nuances-certitude/

More Jesus inscriptions, more from Talpiot, more with crosses.

More Jesus inscriptions, more from Talpiot, more with crosses.
Yeshua‘ (?) and the Cross on Ossuary CJO 704     In the Catalogue of Jewish Ossuaries Rahmani states simply concerning CJO 704: "The first name, preceded by a large cro… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/more-jesus-inscriptions-more-talpiot-more-crosses/

Another informal name for "Jesus"

Another informal name for "Jesus"
Another Informal or Familiar Name for "Jesus" There was another familiar name for Yehoshua‘ besides Yeshua‘, though less common. After the birth of Christianity, the use of the n… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/another-informal-name-jesus/

The formal name of Jesus

The formal name of Jesus
Formal Names/Familiar Names There are numerous examples of individuals in the literature and in the ossuaries who are ascribed both formal and familiar names according to the con… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/formal-name-jesus/

Other Yeshua‘s among the ossuaries

Other Yeshua‘s among the ossuaries
Other Yeshua‘s     Another Yeshua‘ bar Yehosef (CJO 9) CJO 9 is the second "Yeshua‘ bar Yehosef" in the CJO collection. However, this time there is no question mark ne… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/other-yeshuas-among-ossuaries/

What lies beneath?

What lies beneath?
What lies beneath the name "Yeshua‘ (?)" in the Talpiot tomb inscription? That is the question.            Yeshua‘ (?).................................................earlie… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/what-lies-beneath/

What lies above?

What lies above?
What lies on the surface are two names with noticeable differences. The observation that the first name was written in a different style and by a different tool than the last … http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/what-lies-above/

Yeshua' (?)

Yeshua' (?)
Yeshua' (?): what do the experts say about the name (Cross, Naveh, Pfann, Puech, Rahmani, Yardeni et al.) 1) The yodh is difficult to identify. Neither stroke (see black stro… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/yeshua/

Clarification for BAR

Clarification for BAR
Dear Hershel, In your July/August "First Person, 'The Tomb of Jesus'–My Take," you speak of the reading 'Yeshua bar Yehosef' as being "clear to almost all expert observers." You … http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/clarification-bar/

Problems with the "Yeshua (?) bar Yehosef" inscription

Problems with the "Yeshua (?) bar Yehosef" inscription
Original report to the IAA: In our preliminary report to the Israel Antiquities Authority, the so-called Jesus son of Joseph ossuary has mud, pressed deeply into the strokes of t… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/problems-yeshua-bar-yehosef-inscription/

Beth Shemesh

Beth Shemesh
On Thursday, June 21, 2007 our UHL technical staff visited the IAA storage facilities at Beth Shemesh to examine and photograph four of the inscribed ossuaries from the Talpiot Tom… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/beth-shemesh/