From: Ted Davis (TDavis@messiah.edu)
Date: Tue Dec 10 2002 - 09:02:10 EST
My brother, an ancient historian and archaeologist specializing in the
Middle East, saw the "James" ossuary in Toronto last month. He believes
"the same hand did the inscription. Not based on letter forms, but on the
tool used to carve it and the depth of the letters. If it is a fake, who
benefits? if it was an ancient fake, then it would have been placed in a
reliquary and a church built over it. If a modern fake, it would have sold
for more than $300!"
This hardly proves that it came from the tomb of the biblical James, but
the possibility is an obvious one.
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