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The Location of the Lost Ark: Mecca

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Could the Ark of the Covenant be hidden in plain sight, where thousands of pilgrims congregate at a Holy Site, unaware of the significance that this may hold for world religions? A study of ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs, references to the probable original purpose of the pyramids and the symbolism of the winged disk, as well as a look at the ancient gods of Sumer and Egypt, may reveal the location of the lost Ark.

It would be quite hopeless for anyone to gear up to set out on an ‘Indiana Jones’ quest and adventure to unveil the Ark, for it is no doubt heavily guarded and the city wherein it is secreted away is itself under strict border control, admitting only such visitors who can answer questions that would tax the memory mind of a ‘Chaser’. The Keepers of the Ark this day may still be unaware that the Ark is not one of a kind, which should give new heart to those adventurers who want to be the one to unveil it once and for all.

Relief of Transport of the Ark of the Covenant at Auch Cathedral, France (Public Domain)

Relief of Transport of the Ark of the Covenant at Auch Cathedral, France (Public Domain)

Gerald Massey (29 May 1828 – 29 October 1907) an English poet and writer on spiritualism and ancient Egypt, made several references in his 1907 book Ancient Egypt Light of the World to the Ark: “ There had been various kinds and forms of the celestial or astronomical ark that was at first necessitated as the means of carriage for the gods, because the heavens had been imaged as the firmamental water… Child-Horus on his papyrus-reed was in the ark that saved him from the waters, as the sign was constellated in the planisphere of Denderah…The Pleiades formed an ark. Orion was the ark of the holy sahus, with Horus at the look-out…The ark of Taht was in the crescent moon that sailed the azure deep by night.   A deluge was the modus operandi, and the ark the means of safety for the few. In space it was the ark of the four quarters.  Hence also the four-square box that imaged the ark of Noë on the well-known Apamean coin…In Akar, or Amenta, it was the ark of Osiris; in earth the ark of Seb; in heaven the ark of Ra…Its mainmast was the pole. The nightlight on the masthead was the pole-star…In the myth it was the ark of Ra, the bark of millions of years


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Malcolm Hutton is a retired travel agent and author of The Tutankhamen Code. He deciphers and interprets ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs and unravels mysteries of Lost Civilizations.

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By Malcolm Hutton



It always strikes me as strange how folks like to skip the most-obvious hypothesis of all: The Ark of the Covenant is a fictional motif, designed and written about for religious purposes.  It’s not even as interesting in the actual Bible as the movies make it out to be.  Michael Heiser has a nice video on this on his FringePop321 Vimeo channel.  Jason Colavito has a partial deconstruction of this particular claim on his site.

To show where it is you would have to prove that it physically exists first.  And that would involve proving that much of Exodus also was literally true, instead of stories religious folks told each other to teach religious lessons and craft an identity for a people.  And my understanding is that much of Exodus can be shown not to be literally true.

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