Massive Galilean Moon Monument Believed to Predate the Bible

September 17, 2014 7:18 AM

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A very large stone cairn (man-made pile of stones) in the Upper-Galilee, which up until now has been thought to simply be a retaining wall, was recently relabled as a Lunar Monument by Ido Wachtel, a PhD student at Jerusalem’s Hebrew University.

The enormous 5,000-year-old stone monument, shaped like a lunar crescent, is located near the Sea of Galilee and was originally thought to have been the retaining wall of a town or city. According to a report in Live Science the new attribution of the monument by Ido Wachtel came based upon new find...

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