Known to many as the person the fictional character Indiana Jones was modeled after, Vendyl Jones is one of the world's foremost archeologists. As one of the most renowned authorities on Qumran and the Land of Israel, along with his expertise in archaeology and geology, and Greek and Hebrew, and the Scriptures, Vendyl is uniquely qualified to find the treasures of the Copper Scroll and the Ark of the Covenant.
A veteran of 8 major excavations, Prof. Vendyl Jones (vendyljones.org.il), Wednesday night's guest, has spent years searching for the Ark of the Covenant in Israel. Following the inscriptions on an ancient copper scroll that he referred to as a treasure map, Jones and his team have made a number of discoveries. Entering a concealed entryway "we found a silo in the bedrock of the cave that contained over 600 kilos of the spices to make the holy incense," he said. Estimated to be over 2400 years old, the incense still gave off fragrance when burned and the anointing oil was still liquid, Jones stated. He believes that the undiscovered tabernacle stands 60 ft.-high and is erected in a chamber under the columns of a cave. It is here where he thinks the treasures of the temple will be found which include a set of sapphire stones and a scroll of the Torah, written by Moses' actual hand. "This scroll will have a tremendous impact," he said.Seismic testing that will reveal information ... More »Host: George Noory