Archaeologists from France and Israel are reportedly planning on embarking on a mission in August to search for the Ark of the Covenant, which is believed to contain the stone tablets bearing the 10 Commandments handed to Moses by God.
 
According to MailOnline and The Times of Israel, the researchers are set to excavate the ancient site of Kiryat Ye’arim outside Jerusalem, which is one of the last remaining unexplored locations in the region.

“The place is important for several reasons,” said Professor Israel Finkelstein, from Tel Aviv University. “It’s a large, central site in the Jerusalem hills that hasn’t been studied until now.
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According to the Book of Samuel, the Ark of the Covenant was stored at Kiryat Ye’arim for 20 years after it was returned to the Israelites by the Philistines, who had captured it in battle and to their dismay were smitten with disease. The text says the ark was stored “in the house of Avinadab in the hill” and tended by the priest Elazar before King David conveyed it to his capital in Jerusalem.

Whether or not the story of the ark being kept at Kiryat Ye’arim can be taken as historical fact, Finkelstein argues, the fact that it’s mentioned in that context suggests the town was of great significance, “and it’s reasonable to assume there was a temple there.”

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Ron Wyatt summarizes original findings in ‘Ark’ chamber and performs sub-surface radar scans.-Underground chamber reveals Temple treasures

Ron Wyatt discussed chromosome count in ‘blood’ sample and impact of archaeological discoveries.-Ron Wyatt – Chromosome count in ‘blood’ sample

AT THIS TIME, WYATT ARCHAEOLOGICAL RESEARCH CAN PROVIDE NO CONCLUSIVE EVIDENCE REGARDING THE DISCOVERY OF THE ARK OF THE COVENANT. There are many claims being made today as to the location of the Ark of the Covenant and the purpose of this site is to give you an opportunity to hear Ron Wyatt’s story as he has told it and …The Ark of the Covenant Special Article

In February 2003 Wyatt Archaeological Research conducted ground penetrating radar scans at the exact location Ron had described as the entrance to the passageway of Jeremiah. The Radar scans revealed a void behind a man made wall, and the project to locate Jeremiah’s passageway began. Excavation permits were obtained from the Israel Antiquities Authority and an appeal was made for …Radar Locates an Entrance

LATER… Ron returned to the chamber. Using a star tipped drill he made a 5/8 inch hole in the stone case. Ron had brought with him a colonoscope (a medical device with a powerful light source used to look into the human body). Inserting the colonoscope into the hole he could see the crown-molding around the top of the Mercy …Inside the Ark of the Covenant

  The Ark of the Covenant – The earthly throne of the Almighty and a container for the Ten Commandments, the stipulations of His covenant with mankind, which He wrote in stone with His own finger. The location of the Ark, unknown for thousands of years, has been the subject of great supposition, among Bible students and archaeologists alike. Is it …August 2006 Excavation Reveals Plastered Enclosure

EXCAVATION FROM THE SURFACE THE DISCOVERY OF ANCIENT ARTIFACTS BOREHOLE SUBSURFACE INTERFACE RADAR SCANS COMPLETE DETAILED DOCUMENTATION OF SAMPLES FORENSICS – MICROBIOLOGICAL – DNA ANALYSIS BONUS FEATURES – CREVICE AND BEDROCK – A CLOSE LOOK In 1981 Ron Wyatt located what he believed to be the crucifixion site of Jesus Christ. He found a square depression in the surface material, …THE CULMINATION OF YEARS OF RESEARCH REGARDING THE ARK OF THE COVENANT

Wyatt Archaeological Research announces archaeological exploration in Zedekiah’s Cave – also known as King Solomon’s Quarries. Jerusalem, Israel – September 2011 History: Far beneath the Old City of Jerusalem lies Zedekiah’s Cave, a vast underground quarry thought to have been employed in the building of the temple in Jerusalem. Forgotten for hundreds of years, the cave was rediscovered in 1854-Archaeological Exploration in Zedekiah’s Cave

The excavations of 2005 and 2006 at the Garden Tomb, in Jerusalem, did not completely confirm the findings as stated by the late Ronald E. Wyatt during his periods of excavation during the years 1979 to 1989. We no longer have the personal account of Ronald Wyatt to help guide us. For these reasons, until further research, the Ark of the-The Ark of the Covenant

 
  • MotivatedinOhio

    I doubt if they will find it,

    Jeremiah 3:16Tree of Life Version (TLV)

    16 It will be in those days when you multiply
    and become fruitful in the land.”
    It is a declaration of Adonai.
    “They will no longer talk about the ark of the covenant of Adonai, nor will it come to mind or be remembered. Neither will it be missed or another one made again.

    Revelation 11:19 Then the Temple of God in heaven was opened, and the Ark of His Covenant appeared in His Temple. And there were flashes of lightning and rumblings and clashes of thunder and an earthquake and heavy hail.[s]

  • Scoopie

    Interesting. I had read that it was with a “lost tribe ” in Africa, Ethiopia I think.