World’s Oldest Stone Tablet Containing Ten Commandments Up for Auction – Hutton Pulitzer #GoXplrr

Thou shalt not covet … unless you are coveting the world’s oldest known example of a stone tablet inscribed with the Ten Commandments.The world’s oldest slab with the Decalogue will be up for auction until Nov. 16 in Beverly Hills, California.

The 2-foot-long (60 centimeters), 200-lb. (90 kilograms) marble slab, dubbed the “Living Torah,” is likely 1,500 to 1,700 years old, according to Heritage Autions, which is running the auction. [The Holy Land: 7 Amazing Archaeological Finds]”There is nothing more fundamental to our shared heritage than the 10 Commandments,” David Michaels, director of antiquities for Heritage Auctions

Source: World’s Oldest Stone Tablet Containing Ten Commandments Up for Auction

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