Immense 1,900-Year-Old Slab Found Underwater Names Forgotten Roman Ruler During Bloody Jewish Revolt

Immense 1,900-Year-Old Slab Found Underwater Names Forgotten Roman Ruler During Bloody Jewish Revolt

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Haifa University underwater archaeologists exploring the seabed at Tel Dor.

Haifa University underwater archaeologists exploring the seabed at Tel Dor. ( Ehud Arkin Shalev )

The researchers say it wasn’t just the length of the inscription that impressed them, but also the fact that it was clearly visible, even beneath the water. The people who participated in the underwater excavation did their best not to damage it while bringing the slab out of the water.

Despite all the information the inscription has already offered, archaeologists feel that they have not completely deciphered the text yet and suggest it’s possible that even more valuable details might be hidden within it. 

The inscription bearing the name of Gargilius Antiquus, a Roman ruler of Judea.

The inscription bearing the name of Gargilius Antiquus, a Roman ruler of Judea. ( University of Haifa )

Top Image: The 1900-year-old Roman inscription mentioning Judea, in situ at a depth of about 1.5 meters on the Dor seabed, after being exposed by a storm. Source: Ehud Arkin Shalev

By Theodoros Karasavvas

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Does anyone else notice that the articles speaking about jews/christianity are the ones that get the most comments?-With the exception of the slavery article-Anyone know why that is?

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It’s far too early to even speculate that the find is a fake. I also see no reason for such a fake as the article seems to imply  its purpose is not to speak of Judea’s existence but of the Roman’s. It would indeed be helpful for even a partial transcription to be included. I have heard the name Gargilius Antiquus before. I seem to remember that he was on a list of possible Governor’s names for that time period.I wish I was at home so I could look up the actual document to provide it for you readers. Hopefull, I will remember to look it up when I return home in January.

The Romans WERE the real Israelites!
The entire government are evil treasonous criminals! The day of the next false flag using the nuke the evil government stole in 2007 and blamed on Iran, America will be annihilated by Russia, China and the SCO. This is the war of Armageddon and you can know it is now because of Planet X and the toxic chemtrails that hide it every day globally for the past decade. Planet X will end the war when it rips the earth apart again but by then 90% of Americans will be dead already. All planned by your evil government and their evil alien masters!

The Jews have rejected the true Messiah Jesus. So they accept false messiah's. In the last days before Jesus return to earth they will accept the Antichrist and make a Peace Treaty with him for 7 years.

Sort of debunks the myth that there never was a Judea and that Palestine never existed except as is an artificial construct by a foreign invader created to wipe out the history of Biblical Israel. Not the myth that current so-called 'Palestinians' are trying to foist on the world.

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