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Sun Journey Rock Art

Rock Art mythology research news. Sun journey by ships Negev Desert rock art

The Sun Journey  Rock Art The sun journey rock art and myth originated in ancient Egypt. The myth describes the sun’s daily journey in the heavens from east to west and its disappearance in the underworld at night. The myth focuses on the sun’s night journey through the underworld, whichRead More …


Ibex role in Rock Art

Ibex role in rock art,

Ibex role in Rock Art The ibex appears in a variety of forms in Near Eastern cultures: on rock art, paintings, pottery, cylinder seals, and Kuduru (border stones).  This enigmatic symbol, a major celebrity, is found in rock art throughout the world, including the Negev Desert.   This horned animalRead More …


Ibex Hunt Sun Journey

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The Ibex that stole the Sun. According to a belief originating in Central Asia, from the Neolithic time, holds that the Sun was created by a volcanic fireball tossed into the sky from earth. The underworld was then considered as the place where the sun rose and set. Many mythsRead More …


Israel God Names

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Rock Art and Israel God name YH. In rock art, a single scene represents a page of an ancient book preserving long-forgotten beliefs.  When these rock art scenes bounded together they essentially form a book comprised of the region’s pre-history. Such a book can reveal to us the content andRead More …


Bootes Seasons Marker

Rock Art astronomy research news. . bootes season marker

Bootes Seasons Marker In ancient times, rock art preserved ancient knowledge in the same way that books do today. You usually find rock art in central nomads’ gatherings or their holy places. These rock art engravings eventually lead to the creation of a visual book and a way of passingRead More …


Footprint in Rock Art

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Footprint – Heavenly Gates in Negev Desert Rock Art, Israel Many engraved footprints were found in the Negev Desert rock art; they come in pairs, with one bigger than the other, and sometimes they have “ears”. Researchers have interpreted them as symbols of god’s presence, adhering to the biblical banRead More …


Exodus and Rock Art

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Rock Art connection to Exodus The nation of Israel is ancient, but its beginning is mysterious. The Hebrew Bible narrates the event of Exodus, but they do not answer the simple question, archeologically speaking; where the Israelites came from? To date, there is no archaeological proof of Israelite pre-history, notRead More …


Ibex and Santa

Ibex and Santa

Ibex and Santa Copyright © 2017 by Yehuda Rotblum The horned animal myths spread around the world is proof of its strength and age. Its deep permeability into far and different cultures shows that the symbol existed for long times, its prominence known from the Paleolithic times. Apparently, the symbolRead More …