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Bronze-Age Donkey Sacrifice Found in Israel


Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology )

Marty
- 535 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Archaeologists in southern Israel say they've uncovered a young donkey that was carefully laid to rest on its side more than 3,500 years ago, complete with a copper bridle bit in its mouth and saddle bags on its back.



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Comments

Allan Yorkowitz (453)
Sunday March 10, 2013, 2:01 pm
A thread of ancient history I find fascinating.
 

Sam E M. (0)
Monday March 11, 2013, 4:57 am
Strange. Poor little donkey, makes one sad to see his skeleton, even after all this time.
 

Past Member (0)
Monday March 11, 2013, 4:59 am
noted, thanks
 

caroline s. (79)
Monday March 11, 2013, 5:12 am
Fascinating but, it is maybe stupid, it makes me sad too...
 

Kerrie G. (135)
Monday March 11, 2013, 5:43 am
Noted, thanks.
 

Giana Peranio-Paz (379)
Monday March 11, 2013, 5:52 am
At least he wasn't beaten or turtured like other donkeys here in Israel, who are mistreated by their owners.
 

Nicole Roberts (8)
Monday March 11, 2013, 7:01 am
Proof that there were always disgusting people who like to do these kinds of things
 

Nicole Roberts (8)
Monday March 11, 2013, 7:02 am
To hell with em
 
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