Tuesday, September 09, 2008
Phallic Figurines Found in Israel
Photo: Phallus found at Kfar HaHoresh . Photo Courtesy of National Geographic
National Geographic is reporting that prehistoric graves with an unusual abundance of phallic figurines were discovered in Israel. The location of the findings was in a Stone Age site called Kfar HaHoresh near Nazareth. According to the report, the site was occupied to between 8,500 and 6,750 B.C.
The presence of phallic figurines are rare in archaeological sites in Israel.
Read the story by visiting the National Geographic web page.
Professor of Old Testament
Northern Baptist Seminary
Tags: Archaeology, Phallic Figurines