Ganor ld Ilan Ben Zion of Israel Times that while carvings couldn’t be dated with scientific testing, IAA has determined carvings’ antiquity depending on their patina and also the water cistern’s closeness to a late RomanByzantine period archaeological site.
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What were they doing in there, if there were hristians in these caves during Byzantine times.
Possibly the cross carvers were actually open minded relic seekers?
I would like to ask you something. Possibly part of a number of Palestinian based Byzantine era Judiazing Christians? They appear to are pretty unoffended by Jewish imagery whoever they have been. Ok, and now one of the most significant parts.
Maybe more plausibly they have been Jewish Christians from a couple centuries earlier.? Nobody knows?