Judge to decide fate of ossuary, Jehoash tablet

29 May 2012 6:20 PM | Anonymous

Judge to decide fate of ossuary, Jehoash tablet

05/29/2012 18:02

Scholars say items should be preserved; J'lem judge could order items destroy under "ruling of Solomon."

James ossuary Photo: Reuters

A Jerusalem judge will announce on Wednesday whether he has decided to order the destruction of a burial box that could have held the bones of the brother of Jesus and an inscribed tablet that could have come from the First Temple.

At a Jerusalem District Court hearing in April, Judge Aharon Farkash said he might exercise “the judgement of Solomon” and order both items to be destroyed.







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