Dr. Stephen Pfann, whose audio taped interview can be found here, is arguing the Mariamne inscription has been misread. Here are parts of the story.
JERUSALEM (AP) - A prominent scholar looking into the factual basis of a popular but widely criticized documentary film that claims to have located the tomb of Jesus said Tuesday that a crucial piece of evidence filmmakers used to support their claim is a mistake.
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Jesus Family Tomb
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Investigative journalist, director, producer and writer Simcha Jacobovici, left, points to an ossurary - a small casket to store bones -- he and others say may have once held the remains of Mary Magdalene, beside another that may have held the remains of Jesus of Nazareth, right, during a news conference in New York, Monday, Feb. 26, 2007.