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2000-year-old burial box could reveal location of the family of Caiaphas

2000-year-old burial box could reveal location of the family of Caiaphas

In Jerusalem and Judah, ancient limestone burial boxes containing skeletal remains — called ossuaries — are fairly common archaeological finds from the 1st century BCE to the 1st century AD period. Forgers have also added inscriptions or decorations to fraudulently increase their value. So three years ago, when the Israel Antiquities Authority confiscated an ossuary […] … learn more→