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Mon Oct 22, 2018, 04:58 PM

"Fake news!" No, fake scrolls!

Washington (CNN)The Museum of the Bible in Washington, DC says five of its most valuable artifacts -- once thought to be part of the historic Dead Sea Scrolls -- are fake and will not be displayed anymore.

German-based scholars tested the fragments and found that five "show characteristics inconsistent with ancient origin and therefore will no longer be displayed at the museum."

CNN raised questions about the museum's Dead Sea Scroll fragments in an article published last November, as the Green family prepared to unveil their new, $500 million museum. At 430,000 square feet, and with views of the Capitol, the Bible museum represents a significant investment for its evangelical founders.

Now scholars say the Dead Sea forgeries could be part of the most significant sham in biblical archeology since the "Gospel of Jesus' Wife," a fiasco that hoodwinked a Harvard scholar and made worldwide news in 2012. Some scholars estimate that as many as 70 forged fragments have hit the market since 2002.


https://www.cnn.com/2018/10/22/us/bible-museum-fake-scrolls/index.html

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Reply "Fake news!" No, fake scrolls! (Original post)
True Dough Oct 2018 OP
3Hotdogs Oct 2018 #1
True Dough Oct 2018 #2
The Genealogist Oct 2018 #5
Major Nikon Oct 2018 #3
Voltaire2 Oct 2018 #4

Response to True Dough (Original post)

Mon Oct 22, 2018, 05:18 PM

1. That means visitors to the museum will be left to see only the following biblical artifacts:

Joseph and Mary's marriage certificate with Certificate of Authenticity signed by Ken Ham.

Jesus's Kenyan birth certificate.

Astrolabe from Noah's ark.

Dinosaur bones, (ones that look like your butcher saved for you to give to the dog.)

Dried seaweed from the exposed Dead Sea's bed - with Certificate of Authenticity signed by Jerry Falwell on his death bed.

Reeds from the boat that Moses' mother put him in. Certificate of authenticity not available as Franklin Graham was busy that day.

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Response to 3Hotdogs (Reply #1)

Mon Oct 22, 2018, 05:36 PM

2. Ha ha!

Don't forget the Shroud of Turin!

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Response to 3Hotdogs (Reply #1)

Tue Oct 23, 2018, 04:09 PM

5. You left out some

Bricks from the Tower of Babel with Certifcate of Authenticity from Jim "Food Buckets" Baaker

A rhododendron from The Garden of Eden with Certificate of Authenticity from Ray Comfort

Cain's t-shirt that says "I got banished to the Land of Nod and all I got was this lousy T-Shirt" with Certificate of Authenticity from Benny Hinn.

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Response to True Dough (Original post)

Mon Oct 22, 2018, 08:09 PM

3. Whoever said faith needs no proof...

obviously hasn't looked into the market for fake religious artifacts.

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Response to True Dough (Original post)

Mon Oct 22, 2018, 08:48 PM

4. This hobby lobby shitshow is also full of

stolen artifacts. The Green family just doesn’t give a flying fuck where they get their shit from. The scandals have been documented for years now.

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