act length as noted in biblical description, 515 feetor 300
gyptian cubits. (
gyptian not Hebrew cubitwould have been known to Moses who studied in
gypt then wrote Genesis.)
t rests on a mountain in
astern Turkey, matchingthe biblical account, ³The ark rested . . . upon themountains of Ararat´ Genesis 8:4. (Ararat being thename of the ancient country Urartu which coveredthis region.)
Contains petrified wood, as proven by lab analysis.
Contains high-tech metal alloy fittings, as proven byseparate lab analyses paid for by Ron Wyatt, thenperformed later by Kevin Fisher of this web site.Aluminum metal and titanium metal was found inthe fittings which are MAN-MAD
ertical rib timbers on its sides, comprising theskeletal superstructure of a boat. Regular patterns of horizontal and vertical deck support beams are alsoseen on the deck of the ark.
ccupied ancient village at the ark site at 6,500 ft.elevation matching Flavius Josephus¶ statement ³
tsremains are shown there by the inhabitants to thisday.´
Dr. Bill Shea, archaeologist found an ancient potterysherd within 20 yards of the ark which has a carvingon it that depicts a bird, a fish, and a man with ahammer wearing a headdress that has the name³Noah´ on it.
n ancient times these items werecreated by the locals in the village to sell to visitors of the ark. The ark was a tourist attraction in ancienttimes and today.
Recognized by Turkish Government as Noah¶s Ark National Park and a National Treasure.
fficialnotice of its discovery appeared in the largestTurkish newspaper in 1987.
isitors¶ center built by the government toaccommodate tourists further confirms theimportance of the site.
Huge anchor stones were found near the ark and inthe village Kazan, 15 miles away, which hung off the