Amazing Discovery Confirms That The Ten Commandments Made It To America Before Columbus Did


#1

Have you heard of the Los Lunas Decalogue Stone?

It is a huge stone on the side of a mountain in New Mexico that has the Ten Commandments inscribed into it in ancient Hebrew.

You can see a picture of it here:

shatteredparadigm.blogspot.com/2008/06/los-lunas-decalogue-stone-how-in-world.html

The scholars who have studied it date it anywhere from 500 to 3000 years old. That would almost certainly mean that it pre-dates the arrival of Christopher Columbus to the New World.

What do you all think about this?


#2

CoolThat’s cool!!


#3

Well, Moses was around 1,200 BC or something, right? So sometime between then and 2000-500 years ago, the 10 Commandments made their way to Mexico. Maybe via some of the vikings? Or a traveler crossing that strait that freezes up by Alaska, I forget what it’s called…


#4

1200 BC, not 12000 BC!


#5

Fixed. :smiley:


#6

The stone is quite old, but I am not sure about the inscription.

What is the meaning of “who is convinced that the inscription is ancient and thus authentic”? The inscription is authentic, it is there under their noses! Even if it were written three days ago it would have been authentic.

The whole digression about the Phoenicians is very debatable.


#7

Maybe the Mormons are correct about the Israeli tribe or tribes that made it to South America. :smiley:


#8

Revelation, in what peer reviewed journal has the claim that the inscription is of the 10 commandments been written up?


#9

The guy who first brought this to world attention in the 1930’s is known to have fabricated data to support his other theories so his veracity is suspect.

Since the bolder can’t be moved to a lab, is unprotected, and open to the public, no good analysis of the age of the inscriptions can be done.

BUT

It seems unlikely that Phoenicians could have made it to New Mexico especially without leaving any other artifacts in between.


#10

I think its a load of rubbish that no rational person would believe.


#11

Were the inscribed Ten Commandments the protestant or Catholic version?


#12

The fact that it was first reported by someone who had adjusted the truth in other cases, makes it a bit suspect.

**But as the Hibben Center for Archeological Research nears completion in Albuquerque, it is confronting a very different
aspect of Hibben’s legacy: his apparent faking of research over many decades.

Some faculty members at the university are using Hibben’s transgressions — which have been widely publicized for years — to teach students how not to conduct themselves. Researchers in the field even refer to data contortions as ‘hibbenisms’. “He thought it didn’t hurt to make the evidence a little better,”says Vance Haynes,an archaeologist at the University ofArizona in Tucson.**


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