Ancient depiction of Samson discovered?
Catholic World News - 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.
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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.