From: Wayne Shelton (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Feb 04 2003 - 19:43:50 EST
Could it have to do with another PBS program where they didcuss the ark of the covenant preserved in their hands?
RFaussette@aol.com wrote:In a message dated 2/4/03 5:15:35 PM Eastern Standard Time, email@example.com writes:
I once read, I don't remember where, that in Southern (?) Africa somewhere
a tribe was found, which had the special blood (chromosome) signs of the
biblical tribe of Levi.
Does anyone know about it? And is it true? The people there were black.
Jan de Koning
I read it but I'm in the same boat you are. I can't remember where - but the story seemed plausible. Mercenary Jews had a settlement significant enough to raise a Temple on Elephantine Island in the Nile which is an ancient gateway to all of Africa and that was during the time of Darius, the Persian king (Herodotus,Olmstead) and there were ties between ancient Jerusalem and Ethiopia...
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