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1,300-year-old Egyptian mummy had tattoo of St. Michael
Fox ^ | 3/26/14 | Koprowski

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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KEYWORDS: 3rdtimesthecharm; alreadyposted; ancientautopsies; archangelmichael; bodyart; egypt; epigraphyandlanguage; godsgravesglyphs; mummies; mummy; mummytoldme; nubia; sudan; tattoo; tattoos
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1 posted on 04/01/2014 2:24:16 PM PDT by mgist
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To: mgist

:: a tattoo on her thigh that displays the name of the biblical archangel Michael. ::

Kilroy was here! (And the place smells like fish...)


2 posted on 04/01/2014 2:30:31 PM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel (Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Alterations - The Acronym explains the science.)
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To: mgist

Oops bad title. It’s the Archangel Michael obviously.


3 posted on 04/01/2014 2:30:39 PM PDT by mgist (.)
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To: mgist

AMEN!


4 posted on 04/01/2014 2:31:57 PM PDT by Biggirl (“Go, do not be afraid, and serve”-Pope Francis)
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To: mgist

Or it could have just been her boy friend...

Next up... A nan with a tattoo of ‘mom’!


5 posted on 04/01/2014 2:32:27 PM PDT by Pikachu_Dad (Impeach Sen Quinn)
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To: mgist

Invoking an Archangel is calling in the heavy hitters.


6 posted on 04/01/2014 2:32:46 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statemeCLunkes for clunkersnt of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: mgist

Catholics call him St. Michael the Archangel.


7 posted on 04/01/2014 2:41:13 PM PDT by pgkdan
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To: mgist

I guess no one ever told her about Leviticus 19:28.


8 posted on 04/01/2014 2:49:11 PM PDT by SkyPilot
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To: mgist

Oooooo! Bad Mummy!!

Worship God alone. Pray to God alone.


9 posted on 04/01/2014 2:50:44 PM PDT by aMorePerfectUnion
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To: mgist

52-year-old Kenyan Dummy has Tattoo of Satan on His Ass.


10 posted on 04/01/2014 3:02:30 PM PDT by bunkerhill7 ("The Second Amendment has no limits on firepower"-NY State Senator Kathleen A. Marchione.")
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To: aMorePerfectUnion

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.

http://www.jpost.com/Magazine/Judaism/Tradition-today-Honoring-rabbis-but-not-worshiping-them-339148


11 posted on 04/01/2014 3:10:22 PM PDT by mgist (.)
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To: mgist

The Archangel Michael is also called St. Michael. When we pray for his intercession and help, we say address him that way.


12 posted on 04/01/2014 3:19:48 PM PDT by Bigg Red (1 Pt 1: As he who called you is holy, be holy yourselves in every aspect of your conduct.)
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To: Bigg Red

we say address == we address


13 posted on 04/01/2014 3:21:27 PM PDT by Bigg Red (1 Pt 1: As he who called you is holy, be holy yourselves in every aspect of your conduct.)
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To: mgist

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).


14 posted on 04/01/2014 3:28:57 PM PDT by Unknowing (Now is the time for all smart little girls to come to the aid of their country.)
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Third time posted, adding to catalog, not pinging.

15 posted on 04/01/2014 4:14:48 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Obama is now making Jimmy Carter look like Attila the Hun. /focus/news/3138768/posts)
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To: mgist

I once had a Jehovah’s Witness tell me the cross on my Rosary was idol worship. Go figure.


16 posted on 04/01/2014 5:21:08 PM PDT by beelzepug ((you can't fix a broken washing machine by washing more expensive clothes in it))
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To: Bigg Red

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.


17 posted on 04/01/2014 8:03:21 PM PDT by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: pgkdan; mgist
Catholics call him St. Michael the Archangel.

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.

18 posted on 04/04/2014 5:17:46 AM PDT by GBA (Here in the Matrix, life is but a dream.)
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