Ancient Tablet Proving Existence of Tower of Babel Deciphered After 100 Years
Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz : May 8, 2017
Breaking Israel News
More and more, archaeologists are finding proof that Biblical stories relate to historical events.
[Breaking Israel News] An ancient tablet believed to depict the Biblical Tower of Babel has been deciphered 100 years after its discovery and may represent the first-ever image of the real Tower when it stood in Babylon during Biblical times. (Photo: Screenshot/via Breaking Israel News)
The amazing tale of the tablet is told in a series produced by the Smithsonian. For scholars, the tablet offers proof that the Tower of Babel wasn't just a work of fiction, the series argues, but "an actual building from antiquity."
The sixth-century BC tablet, found a century ago but, as part of a private collection, never studied or exhibited until now, depicts a Babylonian tower known as a ziggurat. After deciphering the tablet, Dr. Andrew George, an expert on ancient Babylon, became convinced it shows the true source of the famed Biblical story.
...For scholars, the tablet offers proof that the Tower of Babel...
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