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The famous inscribed ivory pomegranate, which, if authentic, may have been the head of a scepter from Solomon’s Temple, has endured decades of debate. Is the inscription real, or is it a forgery? A meeting between world-class paleographers in the summer of 2015 may have settled the debate.
Oct 3 Blog
Some may condemn it. Others will praise it. It is essentially a picture catalog of 1,034 unprovenanced oil lamps from the collection of the author, Chaim Kaufman. Despite its Hebrew title (Haneroth Halalou [“These Lamps”]), the short introductory material is in French and English. The author frankly notes that the work “is not based on scientific or archaeological research but is an expression of my personal feelings of wonder for this subject.”
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