Big Sarge Monday Apr 4 12:17 AM
April 4, 2011, First Image of Christ?
Is this the first ever portrait of Jesus? The incredible story of 70 ancient books hidden in a cave for nearly 2,000 yearsBy Nick PryerThe image is eerily familiar: a bearded young man with flowing curly hair. After lying for nearly 2,000 years hidden in a cave in the Holy Land, the fine detail is difficult to determine. But in a certain light it is not difficult to interpret the marks around the figure’s brow as a crown of thorns.
The extraordinary picture of one of the recently discovered hoard of up to 70 lead codices – booklets – found in a cave in the hills overlooking the Sea of Galilee is one reason Bible historians are clamouring to get their hands on the ancient artefacts.
If genuine, this could be the first-ever portrait of Jesus Christ, possibly even created in the lifetime of those who knew him.
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...#ixzz1IWa8RHs4
SPUCK Monday Apr 4 06:03 AM
Screwy looking book... How do you open it?
footfootfoot Monday Apr 4 08:21 AM
looks like a lion head to me. the lion of zion
led42 Monday Apr 4 08:30 AM
This guy surfaces every few years trying to sell something like this.
newtimer Monday Apr 4 09:31 AM
It's gotta be true because there has never been any other "bearded young man with flowing curly hair" who lived in the Middle East.
infinite monkey Monday Apr 4 09:36 AM
Christ (is) a cracker! Looks like a big old Sociable.
lupin..the..3rd Monday Apr 4 10:48 AM
There's no shortage of fakes in the antiquities market. Too bad the guy won't let them be tested. It would be an awesome find if they are indeed real, but it doesn't look promising.
Sheldonrs Monday Apr 4 12:04 PM
Wouldn't it be funny if they found out that wearing a crown of thorns was just some trendy fad 2000 years ago; like our face piercings now? :-)
infinite monkey Monday Apr 4 12:07 PM
Tunics on the ground, tunics on the ground...you're lookin' like a FOOL with your tunics on the ground. With the gold and the myrrh and yer thorns turned sideway, tunic hits the ground!
Spexxvet Monday Apr 4 12:16 PM
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