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RE: [XTalk] Re: photo of Jesus

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  • Liz Fried
    Right! You re right. But you get a better look at the faces on the kings, etc., than on the captives. They just have what my stereotype is of a typically
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      Right! You're right.
      But you get a better look at the faces on the kings, etc.,
      than on the captives. They just have what my stereotype is
      of a typically semitic face.
      liz

      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: Walter Mattfeld [mailto:mattfeld@...]
      > Sent: Wednesday, March 28, 2001 11:34 PM
      > To: crosstalk2@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: Re: [XTalk] Re: photo of Jesus
      >
      >
      > Dear Liz,
      >
      > Why Assyrians and Babylonians ? Why not the "curly-haired" Jews portrayed
      > falling on their knees before Sennacherib in the Lachish
      > bas-reliefs ? It is
      > interesting to note that the Jews are portrayed with "closely
      > cropped hair"
      > in contrast to the "long-haired" Assyrian captors. Reminds one of the
      > following verse from Scripture-
      >
      > Deutr 32:42 (RSV)
      > "I will make my arrows drunk with blood, and my sword shall devour flesh-
      > with the blood of the slain and the captives, from the
      > LONG-HAIRED heads of
      > the enemy."
      >
      > All the best, Walter
      >
      > Walter Reinhold Warttig Mattfeld
      > Walldorf by Heidelberg
      > Baden-Wurttemburg, Germany
      > http://bibleorigins.homestead.com/index.html
      >
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: Liz Fried <lizfried@...>
      > To: <crosstalk2@yahoogroups.com>
      > Sent: Thursday, March 29, 2001 2:31 AM
      > Subject: RE: [XTalk] Re: photo of Jesus
      >
      >
      > > They chose one skull at random, and it
      > > turnes out to be that of a retardate!
      > > Also, I think he should have had curly hair
      > > and a curly beard. The Babylonians spoke of themselves
      > > as the curly-haired people. I think he should have looked
      > > more like the pictures of the Assyrian/Babylonians.
      > > Liz
      > >
      > > > -----Original Message-----
      > > > From: Gordon Raynal [mailto:scudi@...]
      > > > Sent: Wednesday, March 28, 2001 7:17 PM
      > > > To: crosstalk2@yahoogroups.com
      > > > Subject: [XTalk] Re: photo of Jesus
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > Hi,
      > > >
      > > > I thoroughly second Jack's point that the guy looks
      > Neanderthal:)! Sort
      > > > of looks like one of those photos that get put on our Drivers
      > Licenses;)!
      > > >
      > > > Gordon Raynal
      > > > Inman, SC
      > > >
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