Monday, February 28, 2011

The Prophet Zechariah's Tomb May Have Been Found

There is a possible world in which I am a biblical archaeologist. In Israel.

Here's a recent piece from The Jerusalem Post: "Experts say Zechariah's tomb was found in a new excavation." (Thanks Matt C. for pointing to this.) Accompanying this is a nice 3-minute video of the area, with explanation.

The article says: "Israel boasts an exceptionally high concentration of archaeological sites, including Crusader, Islamic, Byzantine, Roman, ancient Jewish and prehistoric ruins." Indeed! When we were in Israel we say them everywhere. And, there are multitudes of non-excavated areas waiting to be uncovered.