Archaeology: Rare Roman-Era Dyed Fabrics

I have high hopes for 2014, and I thought we could start the new year off right.  Archaeology continues to prove the Bible’s text is accurate, historical, and true.  Here is a rare, new find that was annouced by Israeli archaeologists.

“Israeli archaeologists have uncovered three rare, Roman-era fabrics believed to have been dyed using murex snail extracts in unique colors mentioned in the Bible.

Israel Antiquities Authority researchers say they have identified three pieces of cloth dyed in colors considered the most valued at the time, including special shades of blue, purple and crimson-scarlet — colors cited in scripture. The textiles are believed to have been used in the clothing of wealthy residents 2,000 years ago.”

Read the full article here.

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