Why go on a dig when you can find "the most important biblical archaeology find in 100 years" in the basement of the British Museum?
The London Telegraph reports that Vienna professor Michael Jursa found a cuneiform tablet in the British museum which dates back 2,500 years.
Jursa says the tablet bears the name of the chief eunuch of Nebuchadnezzar II, king of Babylon.
It’s the same name found in the book of Jeremiah 39.
A British museum expert says, "a throwaway detail in the old
testament turns out to be accurate and true. I think that it means the
whole narrative of Jeremiah takes on a new kind of power."