Boat of Jesus Sea of Galilee Boat

The Sea of Galilee Boat, also known as the Jesus Boat, was an ancient fishing boat from the 1st century CE (the time of Isa As), discovered in 1986 on the north-west shore of the Sea of Galilee in Israel. The remains of the boat, 27 feet (8.27 meters) long, 7.5 feet (2.3 meters) wide and with a maximum preserved height of 4.3 feet (1.3 meters), first appeared during a drought, when the waters of the Sea (actually a great fresh-water lake) receded. There is no evidence connecting the boat to Jesus or his disciples.

Date Landscape Notes Reference
c. 10 CE The 'Sea of Galilee Boat' housed in the Yigal Alon Museum in Kibbutz Ginosar. Wikipedia
c. 10 CE Items found on the boat include oil lamp (left), cooking pot (center), nails and hooks (right) Wikipedia
Latest Update: February 20, 2015
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