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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/

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/

Metrics provide more evidence

Metrics provide more evidence
Earlier observations which are supported by the preceding images include: "1.2 Inscription. We examined all parts of the inscription with optivisors and a boom-supported… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/metrics-provide-more-evidence/

Fireworks or Confetti?

Fireworks or Confetti?
Deliberate Strokes or Inadvertent Scratches?   The inscription was created by 24 separate strokes with a specific type of engraving tool which was equipped with a sharp bif… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/fireworks-or-confetti/

Cleaning Cavities and Scratches

Cleaning Cavities and Scratches
Since dried mud is compacted in the grooves that make up the inscription of CJO 704 (IAA 80.503) YESHUA (?) BEN/BAR YEHOSEF, the staff of UHL proposed cleaning the mud from the in… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/cleaning-cavities-and-scratches/

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/

A Change of Hand (updated)

A Change of Hand (updated)
Two Scribal Hands Mariame and Mara   Documentary vs Cursive Greek Script under the microscope Squared or triangular letter forms vs looped or looping letter forms 2 to… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/change-hand-updated/

Inside the IAA storerooms

Inside the IAA storerooms
Cox, Pfann, assistant, Greenspan, Raviv Pfann, Gorski, Greenblatt viewing Mariame kai Mara inscription Raviv, Pfann, Greenspan, assistant, Cox cleaning ossuary of "J… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/inside-iaa-storerooms/

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/

Whose son is Simon?

Whose son is Simon?
The following is an updated drawing of the inscription after viewing it at the museum and in updated photographs. Aramaic became the lingua franca, or dominant language, of th… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/whose-son-simon/

The Monogram Tomb

The Monogram Tomb
The Monogram Tomb (loci 65-80) received its name from a sign that was found on a fragment of a broken ossuary. Dominus Flevit, Photo 75; p. 65, Fig. 17:1 Fr. Bagatti calls … http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/monogram-tomb/

“Clarifying” the Dominus Flevit tomb part 3: The setting of the inscription.

“Clarifying” the Dominus Flevit tomb part 3: The setting of the inscription.
 Dominus Flevit Tombs Locations of the Dominus Flevit and Talpiot tombs with respect to the traditional tomb of Jesus.   Vista from Dominus Flevit toward the Temple Mou… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/clarifying-dominus-flevit-tomb-part-3-setting-inscription/

“How do you solve a problem like Maria?” Part 3

“How do you solve a problem like Maria?” Part 3
The New Testament and its Marys Formal and Familiar Personal Names From the previous survey one can infer that Mariam and Maria were often interchangeable, as Dominus Flevit o… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/how-do-you-solve-problem-maria-part-3/

“How do you solve a problem like Maria?” Part 2

“How do you solve a problem like Maria?” Part 2
The Catalogue of Jewish Ossuaries (CJO) lists three ossuaries with the name MRYH inscribed on them (CJO 152, 706, 796). Dominus Flevit lists two ossuaries with the same name (DF N… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/how-do-you-solve-problem-maria-part-2/

"How do you solve a problem like Maria?"

"How do you solve a problem like Maria?"
How do you solve a problem like Maria? How do you catch a cloud and pin it down? How do you find a word that means Maria? A flibbertijibbet! A will-o'-the wisp! A clown! Ma… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/how-do-you-solve-problem-maria/

"Clarifying" the Dominus Flevit tomb part 2: Is this the final resting place of Simon Peter?

"Clarifying" the Dominus Flevit tomb part 2: Is this the final resting place of Simon Peter?
Where in the world is St. Peter's body? Based upon the extant historical sources there appears to be unanimous agreement that Peter--Simon bar-Jonah--died in Rome during the pe… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/clarifying-dominus-flevit-tomb-part-2-final-resting-place-si/

Judah son of Jesus, Jesus son of Judah

Judah son of Jesus, Jesus son of Judah
Is it unusual to find a Jesus ("Jesus (?) son of Joseph") and a "Judah son of Jesus" in a Talpiot tomb? What are the chances that there might be another one like this in Talpiot? N… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/judah-son-jesus-jesus-son-judah/

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