Tag : shephelah
title : Cross, Menorah 2,100-Year-Old Etched Symbols Found in Judean Foothills by Hikers
summary : Three caves and hiking enthusiasts just discovered significant religious symbols dating back to Jesus Christ's era, according to an Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) announcement. A cross, plus an ancient seven-branched menorah, was found engraved on the walls of an early water cistern in Judean foothills. The etchings are believed to be more than 2,100 years old.
date : Jan 12, 2017 05:31 PM EST