Skip to comments.1,300-year-old Egyptian mummy had tattoo of St. Michael
Posted on 04/01/2014 2:24:16 PM PDT by mgist
1,300-year-old Egyptian mummy had tattoo of St. Michael CT scan 3D visualisation of the mummified remains of a Sudanese woman, to show the organs.
TRUSTEES OF THE BRITISH MUSEUM Next A mummy of an Egyptian woman dating back to 700 A.D. has been scanned and stripped to reveal a tattoo on her thigh that displays the name of the biblical archangel Michael. The discovery, announced by researchers at the British Museum over the weekend, was made during a research project that used advanced medical scans, including Computed Tomography (CT) images, to examine Egyptian mummies at a number of hospitals in the United Kingdom last year. As deciphered by curators, the tattoo on her thigh, written in ancient Greek, transliterated as M-I-X-A-H-A, or Michael. Curators at the museum speculate that the tattoo was a symbol worn for religious and spiritual protection, though they declined to offer additional details. 'Michael is an obvious identity for a tattoo, as this is the most powerful of angels.' - Maureen Tilley, professor of theology at Fordham University But other scientists and theologians offered their thoughts on the tattoo's cultural context. "There was a sizable Christian population in Egypt in the 700s, perhaps close to a majority of the population,
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:: a tattoo on her thigh that displays the name of the biblical archangel Michael. ::
Kilroy was here! (And the place smells like fish...)
Oops bad title. It’s the Archangel Michael obviously.
Or it could have just been her boy friend...
Next up... A nan with a tattoo of ‘mom’!
Invoking an Archangel is calling in the heavy hitters.
Catholics call him St. Michael the Archangel.
I guess no one ever told her about Leviticus 19:28.
Oooooo! Bad Mummy!!
Worship God alone. Pray to God alone.
52-year-old Kenyan Dummy has Tattoo of Satan on His Ass.
Only the Father of Lies could twist biblical text to distort the God given tradition of honoring others, into an act of Pagan worship of animals, sex, money, etc.
It isn’t beneath the devil to use the bible against God. Honor and love of others is good. The devil is very deceptive.
The Archangel Michael is also called St. Michael. When we pray for his intercession and help, we say address him that way.
we say address == we address
St. Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle.
Be our defense against the wickedness and snares of the Devil.
May God rebuke him, we humbly pray,
and do thou,
O Prince of the heavenly hosts,
by the power of God,
thrust into hell Satan,
and all the evil spirits,
who prowl about the world
seeking the ruin of souls. Amen. (and Hotep).
I once had a Jehovah’s Witness tell me the cross on my Rosary was idol worship. Go figure.
This was done to ward off an Incubus—a ghost that sexually attacks a woman. It worked—or she would have had another on her other thigh.
Same for the Orthodox.
For example, Symi island, Greece is also called St. Micheal's island.
The monastery there is called the Monastery of St. Michael at Panormitis and also called the Monastery of the Archangel Michael at Panormitis.
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