Tuesday, April 5, 2016

4/5/16 Report - Lawrence of Arabia's Bullet. Sifting Temple Mount Dirt. 2 Million Copper Coins Found.

Written by the TreasureGuide for the exclusive use of treasurebeachesreport.blogspot.com.

It wasn't too long ago that I did some posts on how every artifact has a story.  Here is a very good example about how one bullet confirmed an important story.

A bullet fired by Lawrence of Arabia during one of his most famous acts of guerrilla warfare has been discovered in the Arabian desert by a team of archaeologists, led by the University of Bristol, confirming the accuracy of Lawrence’s own account of the attack in his war memoir Seven Pillars of Wisdom...

Dr. Neil Faulkner said: “Lawrence has something of a reputation as a teller of tall tales, but this bullet – and the other archaeological evidence we unearthed during ten years of fieldwork – indicates how reliable his account of the Arab Revolt in Seven Pillars of Wisdom is.”

Here is the link for more about that.



Just yesterday I was talking about sifting.  Here is an article about an important sifting project.

In 2004, on the western slopes of Mt. Scopus at Emek Tzurim National Park, archaeologists Dr. Gabriel Barkay and Zachi Dvira under the auspices of Bar-Ilan University established a project for sifting the earth debris that had been removed from the Temple Mount. The sifting is funded and operated by the Ir-David Foundation with the cooperation of the Israel National Parks Authority and the research and publication of the finds is funded by private donors through the Israel Archaeology Foundation...

Here is the link to read more about that.



Anyone need change? TWO MILLION copper coins weighing a whopping 10 tonnes found inside 2,000-year-old tomb

Tomb discovered in Nanchang, capital of East China's Jiangxi Province
It also includes 10,000 gold, bronze and iron items, chimes, bamboo slips
Experts hope it will shed light on the life of nobility from ancient times
The value of the coins is said to be around £104,000 ($157,340)

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We have a beautiful day on the Treasure Coast.  Smooth surf too.  The predictions are for an increased surf Wednesday - up to 4 - 6 feet.

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