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, the most vulnerable section, Read More …


Ibex role in Rock Art

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Ibex role in Rock Art In Near Eastern cultures, the ibex appears in many scenes: on rock art, paintings, pottery, cylinder seals, and Kuduru (border stones). This enigmatic symbol, a major celebrity in the Near East, has no equal in rock art representation throughout the world including the Negev Desert. TheRead More …


Ibex Hunt Sun Journey

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The Ibex that stole the Sun. According to a belief originated in Central Asia, from the Neolithic time, a volcanic fireball tossed from earth into the sky created the Sun. The underworld was perceived then as the sun’s home from where it rose and set. The sun journey was aRead More …


Israel God Names

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Rock Art and Israel God name YH. A lone scene in rock art represents a page in a pre-historical book that collectively preserves beliefs practiced long ago.  When these rock art scenes bounded together they essentially form a book comprised of the region’s pre-history. The earliest archeological evidence engraved inRead More …


Bootes Seasons Marker

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Bootes Seasons Marker Many rock art preserved ancient knowledge just as our books do today. You find rock art in central nomads’ gatherings or holy places. There, the rock art engraving took place that eventually turned them into a visual book or a means of transferring knowledge to many generations.Read More …


Footprint in Rock Art

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Footprint – Heavenly Gates in Negev Desert Rock Art, Israel Many engraved footprints were found in Negev Desert rock art.  They come in pairs one bigger than the other and sometimes they have “ears”.  Some researchers interpret them as symbols of god presence, by engraving his footprint on the ground,Read 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 evidence of Israelite pre-history; neitherRead 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 …