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Bronze-Age Donkey Sacrifice Found in Israel

Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology )

- 1832 days ago -
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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. (0)
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 (78)
Monday March 11, 2013, 5:12 am
Fascinating but, it is maybe stupid, it makes me sad too...

Kerrie G (118)
Monday March 11, 2013, 5:43 am
Noted, thanks.

Giana P (398)
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 m (8)
Monday March 11, 2013, 7:01 am
Proof that there were always disgusting people who like to do these kinds of things

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