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"Yoseh, can you see?": checking the sources (updated)

"Yoseh, can you see?": checking the sources (updated)
Throughout the year there has been an emphasis by supporters of the "Jesus Family Tomb" hypothesis as to how very rare the name "Yoseh" was during the Second Temple Period, based … http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/yoseh-can-you-see-checking-sources-updated/

"Do you know the way to San Jose?"

"Do you know the way to San Jose?"
With the ossuary of Mary Magdalene generally accepted as a pipe dream of only a few, certain of the remaining Jesus Tomb theorists are willing to place their bets on this ossuary … http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/do-you-know-way-san-jose/

The Importance of Checking One's Sources

The Importance of Checking One's Sources
Any student of ancient Jewish literature realizes that the proper evaluation of one's sources is essential to the discipline. The earliest literature outside of the DSS which belo… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/importance-checking-ones-sources/

"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/

Another Jesus, son of Joseph? Surprising, but true statistics

Another Jesus, son of Joseph? Surprising, but true statistics
Many have led us to believe that the name "Jesus, son of Joseph" is unique or very rare   The Catalogue of Jewish Ossuaries lists two “Jesus son of Joseph” ossuaries (nos 9 and… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/another-jesus-son-joseph-surprising-true-statistics/