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Moabite Stone Paris - Musée du Louvre

The Mystery of the Moabite Stone?

This stone was discovered in 1868 among the ruins of Diban, the ancient capital of Moab, the country that was located across the sea from Israel.  It was a very unique find and European powers quickly acted to acquire it.  The Bedouin tribe that had possession of the stone felt threatened, so they destroyed it, […]