Apparently another group has claimed to find Noah's Ark on Mt. Ararat in Turkey. This article does a good job explaining many reasons it likely isn't true. But I wonder this--even if we ignore that carbon dating to 600 AD or the lack of evidence for a flood--how do we know this was Noah's ark and not the Ark of Utnapishtim, the Sumerian Noah who survived the Flood three millennia before the Bible was committed to paper? Amazing the way it's only Noah's ark that shows up ever few years. Poor Utnapishtim, poor Deucalion and Pyrrah.
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