Backgrounders on the Bible through Biblical Archaeology

1218 – Shrouded Hinnom Burial

Back around 2000 archaeologist Shimon Gibson made one of the most intriguing archaeological discoveries of the last decade, a 2,000-year old shrouded corpse in a tomb in Jerusalem’s Hinnom Valley. There was no news release at the time, Gibson wanted some research done on the remains first. Now, finally, the results of the investigation into this shrouded 2,000-year old burial are finally being released. That’s the topic on this episode: some new information about leprosy in Bible times and a new perspective on the Shroud of Turin.


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