Tuesday, August 17, 2010

"Canaanite" bracelet modern?

Rare Bronze Horned-Bracelet, Not Ancient

The fact is the excavators found a modern 20th-century Bedouin bracelet and not a Canaanite bracelet

By Robert Deutsch (Bible and Interpretation)
Tel Aviv
August 2010
If this is correct, it's a bit embarrassing. It will be interesting to see how other archaeologists react. It reminds me of an unfortunate practical joke involving a plastic toy dinosaur which I once witnessed at an archaeological excavation. (I was not the perpetrator.)

Background here.