Ancient depiction of Samson discovered?
August 02, 2012
Two Israeli scholars have uncovered archaeological evidence dating from the eleventh century BC that may lend support to the Old Testament account of Samson. A seal depicting a man with long hair fighting against a lion was found at an excavation site located near the area in which Samson lived.
- Israeli scholars claim possible evidence of Samson (The Telegraph)
- Israeli archaeologists uncover seal lending credence to Biblical Samson’s existence (New York Daily News)
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Posted by: TheJournalist64 -
Aug. 02, 2012 6:22 PM ET USA
The article says that the little seal shows a lion attacking a man. It could equally have been the Lion of Judah attacking an enemy, I suppose. Show us the seal so we can see for ourselves. Such announcements are made to improve the archaeologists funding.