Jesus Tomb

More information on Caiaphas comes to light

Goren’s findings mean the unusually descriptive inscription sheds light on one of the men behind Jesus’ death. The full inscription reads: “Miriam daughter of Yeshua son of Caiaphas, priest of Maaziah from Beth Imri,” naming the deceased within the context of three generations and a potential location.

…The Maaziah refers to a clan that was the last mentioned order of 24 orders of high priests during the second temple period, Goren explained. While there are some records of the clan in Talmudic sources that detail their lives after they spread into the Galilee in 70 AD, the reference to Beit Imri gives new insight into the family’s location prior to their migration.

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Book Review - Buried Hope or Risen Savior

On February 26, 2007, Oscar-winning film director James Cameron (of Titanic fame) and Emmy-winning host of History Channel’s The Naked Archeologist, Simcha Jacobovici, held a press conference in New York City and claimed that they had found the the tomb of Jesus of Nazareth. No, not the tomb where He spent three days before rising again from the dead. The tomb where His body was taken clandestinely by his disciples, which contained the ossuary where His earthly remains decomposed over the centuries. That tomb.

They had recently “discovered” an ancient tomb that was actually discovered in the 1980s in Jerusalem. The tomb contained ten ossuaries. The names of people found in the Gospels were inscribed on some of them. One name piqued the interest of Jacobovici and his friends: Jesus, son of Joseph. Of course, this could mean only one thing—the remains inside the box were the actual, physical remains of Jesus of Nazareth.

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