Utnapishtim’s Coracle

For some reason the fact that a Mesopotamian version of the flood story contains an enormous circular ark is making news headlines in the Daily Mail and the International Business Times. HT All Mesopotamia

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  • John Bebbington

    Hardly spherical

    • http://www.patheos.com/blogs/religionprof/ James F. McGrath

      Quite right. Ought to have proof read – will fix it!

  • Michael Wilson

    Interesting, it seems his text is in a private collection, well have to see what other translators think. My copy of the Sumerian flood myth has a cube shaped ark.