Archaeologists astounded by tablet that 'revealed first ever image of Tower of Babel'
Daily Express - ARCHAEOLOGISTS were astounded at being given unfettered access to a previously unseen site that revealed the "first ever image of the Tower of Babel".
The Tower remains one of the most mysterious stories contained in the Bible. For years, whether or not the Tower was a real, physical thing was open for discussion. Many believed it was simply symbolic, acting as a message to the Bible's dedicated followers.
Others claimed it was merely folklore or legend.
The fragile remains of the ancient city of Babylon, in modern day Iraq, have revealed many secrets; the greatest of all the discovery of a vast structure which ancient records suggest was the Tower of Babel.
These texts, as well as others found all around the Middle East - where Christianity originated - have given scholars some idea of what the building might have looked like.
Yet, none have given researchers a clear outline or description bound in solid imagery.
Things changed in 2017 when academics were given access to a privately owned tablet.
The artefact was explored during...READ MORE
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