Thursday, November 29, 2018

More on Jesus' face at Shivta

ARCHAEOLOGY AND DECORATIVE ART: Earliest Depiction of Jesus Christ in Israel Discovered. Here's What It Shows (Tom Metcalfe, Live Science).
Emma Maayan-Fanar was looking for shade from the desert sun when she saw the face of Jesus.
Yeah, that can happen. But this case is unusual.

This article goes over familiar ground on the story of the discovery of the painting of Jesus' face at Shivta. But it also gives some interesting background on the site. Did you know that Lawrence of Arabia explored it?

Tom Metcalfe' photo essay on Shivta was noted here.

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