Sun Journey Rock Art

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The Sun Journey  Rock Art Deciphering rock art from Israel, israelrockart.com. 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’sRead More …


Ibex role in Rock Art

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Ibex role in Rock Art Deciphering rock art from Israel, israelrockart.com. Throughout Near Eastern cultures, we find the ibex in a variety of forms: in rock art, paintings, pottery, cylinder seals, and Kuduru (border stones). The endurance of horned animals in ancient art has spread across cultures, mythologies and itsRead More …


Ibex Hunt Sun Journey

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The Ibex that stole the Sun. Deciphering rock art from Israel, isrelrockart.com. In ancient Central Asian belief, the Sun was created by a volcanic fireball that erupted from the depths of the earth.  The sun’s home was in the underworld. Each day, the sun began its journey from the underworldRead More …


Israel God Names

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Rock Art and Israel God name YH. Deciphering rock art from Israel, israelrockart.com. Rock art inscriptions preserve for generations long-forgotten traditions. This is the case with Israel’s God name, whose origin is unknown. Fortunately, we are able to trace God’s name through early inscriptions found in the rock art ofRead More …


Bootes Seasons Marker

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Bootes Seasons Marker Rock art and its meaning. Deciphering rock art from Israel, israelrockart.com. Similarly to books, rock art preserves ancient knowledge. When linked together they provide a visual record of ancient beliefs, thoughts, and practices. We learn, for example, that the time of the year can be determined fromRead More …


Footprint in Rock Art

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Footprint – Heavenly Gates in Negev Desert Rock Art, Israel Deciphering rock art from Israel, israelrockart.com. Numerous “footprints” engravings have been found in Negev Desert rock art. They are generally engraved in pairs one larger than the other, and sometimes they have “ears”. Based on Sumerian records we interpret theseRead More …


Exodus and Rock Art

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Rock Art connection to Exodus Israel is an ancient nation, but its origins remain a mystery. In the Hebrew Bible, the Exodus story is narrated, but does not address the simple question, archaeologically speaking: where did the Israelites come from? Neither Egypt nor Israel have an archaeological record of IsraeliteRead 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 …