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The James Ossuary




Hershel Shanks of the Biblical Archaeological Society (publisher of Biblical Archaeological Review) brought the James Ossuary to Toronto in November of 2002 to display at the Royal Ontario Museum. Many scholars attending the annual Society of Biblical Literature meeting, got a first-hand close-up look at the ossuary.

James Ossuary


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The James Ossuary Inscription.
You can see the crack running through the letter dalet (the "of" in "brother of Jesus").
The inscription reads (from right to left):
Jesus   of   brother   Joseph   son of   Jacob (James)   

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James Ossuary
The Brother of Jesus: The Dramatic Story & Significance of the Fir
by Hershel Shanks and Ben Witherington III


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