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Possible Christian Statue Found in Yemen
Friday, December 28, 2012
ZAFAR, YEMEN—German archaeologist Paul Yule has investigated a carving of a “crowned man” in Zafar, Yemen. The man is shown wearing jewelry and curly hair. Yule thinks he represents a puppet king installed by Christian Ethiopia at a time of political turmoil in Arabia. The period was also marked by drought and disease.
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