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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 fertility rituals, see Sacred Marriage , imitating nature rejuvenation where earth and water played a major role. In ourRead More …

Exodus and Rockart

Rock Art connection to Exodus Copyright © 2017 by Yehuda Rotblum 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 Israelite came from? To date there is noRead More …

Rockart Ships

Rockart Ships

Ships and boats in Negev Desert Rockart, Israel Copyright © 2017 by Yehuda Rotblum You don’t expect to see sailing ships or boats in the desert. Surprisingly, many rockart in the Negev desert describe a scene with floating ships as if the arid desert is full of waterways. These are notRead More …

Canaanite Creation

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Canaanite Creation – Cosmic Egg Copyright © 2016 by Yehuda Rotblum The creation epic, of world and humans, is common in every culture. It is formulated as an imaginary story befitting such a grandiose event. Many creation stories exist in the world and one of them the Cosmic Egg representsRead More …

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