Ark of the Covenant

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(Judaism) sacred chest where the ancient Hebrews kept the two tablets containing the Ten Commandments


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Articles appeared describing the Ark of the Covenant as "a very expensive but very perfect Leyden jar," (5) or in similar terms.
A model of the largest Ark of the Covenant, the largest such model in the world, donated to the residents of Jerusalem, was demolished by vandals Thursday morning.
Especially shocking was the UN Ark of Hope, a mockery of the Ark of the Covenant.
Regarded as one of the most sacred destinations in the world, Axum is said to house the Ark of the Covenant, which contains the Ten Commandments or Tablets of Law, a significant biblical symbols in Christian religion.
Based on the adventures of Dr Henry 'Indiana' Jones, a fictional archaeologist, the franchise began in 1981 with Raiders of the Lost Ark, in which Dr Jones is hired by government agents to locate the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis get their dirty hands on it.
amp;nbsp;Moses later brought the sukkot, which housed the Ark of the Covenant, a sacred chest containing the Ten Commandments, to Jerusalem, where the huts themselves became sacred.
Synopsis: Long considered a place of mystery, the quaint ancient town of Axum, Ethiopia, is a mystical and fascinating place, rumored to house the legendary lost Ark of the Covenant.
What the clues inside reveal could lead to the reuniting of the Ark of the Covenant with its true source of power, a weapon that could lead to victory for this ragged bunch trying to save the world.
The archaeology professor sets out on a daring adventure to find The Ark of the Covenant, which holds immense mystical power, and stop it falling into the hands of the Nazis, who are just beginning their march toward world domination.
It glorifies and venerates the Ark of the Covenant, and along with Kebra Nagast "Dignity of Kings," documents the arrival of Judaism in Ethiopia.
For at least the last 60 years, Christians in the large and populous island of Malaita in Solomon Islands have been and continue to be deeply interested in the Hebrew Scriptures, the relation of Old Testament and Malaitan genealogy, the Jerusalem Temple, the Ark of the Covenant and, more recently, the state of Israel.
Indy sets off on a quest to find biblical artefact The Ark of the Covenant, before those nasty Nazis get their grubby hands on it.
To the Israelites in Biblical times, the Ark of the Covenant was the sign of God's presence with them, especially during their 40-year wandering in the wilderness as well as in the conquest in the Promised Land.
00pm, BBC3 When Dr Indiana Jones - the tweed-suited professor who just happens to be an archaeologist - is hired by the government to locate the legendary Ark of the Covenant, he finds himself up against the entire Nazi regime.
RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK (BBC Three, Wednesday, dnesday, dnesday 9pm) ALL-ACTION archaeologist Indiana Jones embarks on a hunt for the legendary Lost Ark of the Covenant against insurmountable odds and a battalion of Nazis.