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Demythologizing the Talpiot Tomb: Family groups IIa-IIc (updated)

Demythologizing the Talpiot Tomb: Family groups IIa-IIc (updated)
"Chip-carved" ossuaries IIa-c. 80.500, 80.501, 80.506, 80.507, and 80.508 were “chip carved”, i.e., both smoothed and with deeply incised or carved designs on one long side. In a… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/demythologizing-talpiot-tomb-family-groups-iia-iic-updated/

"Yoseh" or "Yosah"?

"Yoseh" or "Yosah"?
Recently, the BAR website provided an article coauthored by Craig Evens and Steven Feldman which enumerated a number of holes in the "Lost Tomb" hypothesis. It is good to provide s… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/yoseh-or-yosah/

Preliminary Autopsy of CJO 703 (80.502) and CJO 705 (80.504) Mattiah and Yoseh

Preliminary Autopsy of CJO 703 (80.502) and CJO 705 (80.504) Mattiah and Yoseh
CJO 703 (80.502) MATTIAH. Surface condition and measurements: The ossuary was found in a broken state. Repaired at museum. The surface of this ossuary was roughly dressed with … http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/preliminary-autopsy-cjo-703-80502-and-cjo-705-80504-mattiah/

Demythologizing the Talpiot Tomb: family unit, group No. 1

Demythologizing the Talpiot Tomb: family unit, group No. 1
Ossuaries CJO 703, 705, 706 (IAA 80.502, 80.504, 80.505) The surfaces of three of the ossuaries were roughly dressed with a chisel. Dissimilarities in the scoring patterns left b… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/demythologizing-talpiot-tomb-family-unit-group-no-1/

Preliminary Autopsy of CJO 701 (80.500) MARIAME KAI MARA

Preliminary Autopsy of CJO 701 (80.500) MARIAME KAI MARA
Preliminary Observations for an Ossuaries Report of the Talpiot Tomb (Submitted to Miki Saban of the Israel Antiquities Authority) By Stephen Pfann and Steven Cox University … http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/preliminary-autopsy-cjo-701-80500-mariame-kai-mara/

Stone-mason's Marks (not Freemason's Marks)

Stone-mason's Marks (not Freemason's Marks)
Stone-mason's Marks (not Freemason's Marks) Yesterday we took a look at the "chevron" of Dominus Flevit. As several responded, it is simply a "direction mark," which normally app… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/stone-masons-marks-not-freemasons-marks/

Midcourse corrections that can lead toward sound conclusions

Midcourse corrections that can lead toward sound conclusions
Midcourse corrections can eventually lead toward sound final conclusions. It is astounding that the filmmakers and their advisors, in particular James Tabor, are presently denyin… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/midcourse-corrections-can-lead-toward-sound-conclusions/

The Ossuary of RIKEGΠ "RICH"

The Ossuary of RIKEGΠ "RICH"
A RINGO OSSUARY? A number of our readers found it difficult to follow the technical language of the previous posting and have asked, "Can't you put the same thing in layman's ter… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/ossuary-rikeg-rich/

One Too Many Mariamenes

One Too Many Mariamenes
In the past I made a case for a new reading of the Ossuary inscription CJO 701 in the article "Mary Magdalene is now missing: A corrected reading of Rahmani Ossuary 701". After the… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/one-too-many-mariamenes/

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