Monday, October 21, 2002

Brother's Crypt Keeper
Fifteen years ago a man purchased an ossuary (a limestone burial box for bones) from an Arab antiquities dealer in Jerusalem who said it was unearthed south of the Mount of Olives. Today a French scientist revealed that an inscription on the box reads, "James, son of Joseph, brother of Jesus." The full story is available from the Biblical Archaeology Review.

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