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Rock Art in Israel

Book Rockart in Israel

Copyright © 2017 by Yehuda Rotblum New book explores the connection of Negev Desert Rock Art to Myths and Astronomy. It traces the Negev Desert pre-history through archeological remains such as Rock Art, Masseboth, Temples, and the Holy Mountains. It reconstructs the beliefs of the Negev Desert people through MythsRead More …


Birds afterlife journey

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Birds Afterlife Journey myth and Rockart Deciphering Rockart from the Negev Desert the afterlife journey Copyright © 2018 by Yehuda Rotblum Birds have symbolic significance across cultures, relating to both life and death. In many cultures, they appear in afterlife scenes affixed to the array of mental tricks to soften theRead More …


Sacred Marriage

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Fertility Rituals in Ancient World Copyright © 2018 by Yehuda Rotblum It was natural to relate the heavenly pairing of sky god with earth goddess to induce fertility. The celestial pairing found its way on earth as rituals of sexual nature intended to renew the powers of fertility. Divine fertilityRead More …


God Images

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God images from the Fertile Crescent Nations Copyright © 2017 by Yehuda Rotblum In ancient times, there was a custom where each city-state in the Fertile Crescent had its protecting god; he was their ruler. People worshiped him and in return, their god would protect them. They credited their godRead More …


Fertility Rockart

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Fertility scenes in the Negev Desert Rockart Rituals in Negev Desert, Egypt, and Canaan Copyright © 2018 by Yehuda Rotblum The lack of water in the desert facilitated its dwellers to promote rituals, see Sacred Marriage , imitating nature rejuvenation where earth and water and played a major role. In ourRead More …


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