When they were finally released, all their film and notes were confiscated, and they were made to promise they would never return to Saudi Arabia and never publish or talk about their findings (Blum 1998: 59; Williams 1990: 25).Upon his return, Fasold told Jim Irwin, the Apollo 15 astronaut who walked on the moon. Part of his material is reproduced in Williams’ book (1990: 25, 209-211) as well as his own newsletters (1993a; 1993b).Fasold claims this device can detect various types of metal under the ground.When one of Samran’s workers discovered “a bracelet that glittered for all the world like the purest of gold” (Blum 1998: 58), they were arrested and charged with “robbing Saudi Arabia of its wealth from antiquity” which they claimed was a capital offense (Cornuke and Halbrook 2000: 218).Continue reading Two treasure hunters stood on the top of Jebel al-Lawz thinking it was the real Mt. One was struck with fear because he thought he was trespassing on the “holiest place on earth”. Second, the false assumptions by the proponents of Jebel al-Lawz will be disputed. Fourth, the archaeological evidence will be examined.As he gulped down Gatorade and munched on M & M’s, a sense of guilt overcame him because he had forged a letter from the king of Saudi Arabia in order to obtain a visa into the Kingdom (Cornuke and Halbrook 2000: 10, 11, 74, 77, 79; Blum 1998: 206). Yes, what he did was illegal, and offended the honor of the Saudi Arabian people. Mount Sinai was the destination of Moses and the Children of Israel after the Lord miraculously delivered them from the bondage of Egypt (Ex. It was from this mountain that the Lord also gave the Ten Commandments to Moses and the people of Israel (Ex. Here, too, the prophet Elijah found himself after his escape from wicked Queen Jezebel (I Kings 19).
This list is enough to make any archaeologist green with envy! They explored and photographed the area around Jebel al-Lawz.
This article will examine four aspects of the question regarding whether or not Mt. First, the credibility of the claims will be questioned.
Second, the false assumptions by the proponents of Jebel al-Lawz will be disputed. Fourth, the archaeological evidence will be examined... This article will examine four aspects of the question regarding whether or not Mt. First, the credibility of the claims will be questioned.
Catherine’s built by Emperor Justinian in the middle of the sixth century AD (Tsafrir 199).
It may come as a surprise to most people, but scholars have identified 13 different sites as the “real” Mount Sinai (Har-el 1983:2). Charles Beke suggested Mount Baggir, to the NE of the Gulf of Akaba, as the true location of Mt. Sinai / Horeb with Jebel al-Manifa, near Wadi al-Hrob, 20 kilometers north of ‘Ajnuna (1926: 269, 297).