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Jesus Box Called a Fake

A stone box that may be the oldest evidence of the life of Jesus has been declared a fake by archaeologists. The ossuary is the kind that was used by Jewish families to bury the bones of relatives in the first century AD. An inscription on the side of the box, written in Aramaic, reads: "James, son of Joseph, brother of Jesus."

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New Ossuary NOT First Jesus Evidence

After reading our Oct. 22 news story "First Jesus Evidence Discovered," click here, Laurence Gardner, author and popular Dreamland guest, wrote: "The most inaccurate of all statements currently being made concerning the James ossuary is that 'It is the first and only artifact from the 1st century that mentions Jesus.'

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