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Ancient find backs Old Testament

by Pat Coate | July 12, 2007
"A mundane commercial transaction takes its place as a primary witness to one of the turning points in Old Testament history."
- Irving Finkel, museum spokesperons

London, England, UK - The British Museum yesterday hailed a discovery within a clay tablet in its collection as a breakthrough for biblical archeology -- proof of the accuracy of the Old Testament.

The cuneiform inscription in a tablet dating from 595BC has been deciphered for the first time -- revealing a reference to an official at the court of Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon, that proves the historical existence of a figure mentioned in the Book of Jeremiah.

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